Neva Kaye joined the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) in 1994 as director of the organization's Medicaid Resource Center. She was named a senior program director in 2005. In her current position, she manages major programs on Medicaid and managed care and directs the Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) program. She provides technical assistance to states in such areas as purchasing, quality improvement, eligibility, and reimbursement strategies. Before joining NASHP, Ms. Kaye served as director of Wisconsin's Medicaid managed care program. Ms. Kaye is the author of NASHP's biennial reports on Medicaid managed care and recently completed the 6th edition in that series: Medicaid Managed Care: Looking Forward, Looking Back. She holds a B.S. in industrial engineering and psychology from the University of Wisconsin.