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Nissa Shaffi

Associate Director, Public Policy

Experience: As the Associate Director of Policy at the Alliance of Community Health Plans, Nissa helps to support and lead ACHP’s policy efforts for health equity, social determinants of health, Medicaid, and dual-eligible populations. Prior to joining ACHP, Nissa led national consumer health campaigns on medication adherence and vaccine confidence, anti-counterfeit drugs, and maternal health as the Associate Director of Health Policy at the National Consumers League. Nissa’s path into health policy was catalyzed by her prior work in emergency services.

Hometown: Leesburg, VA
Home to a charming historic district and the famous Mom’s Apple Pie!

Academia:
M.S. in Health Policy, George Mason University
B.S. in Health Administration & Policy, George Mason University

Did You Know?
Nissa has testified several times before the CDC and FDA’s vaccine advisory committees in support of vaccine confidence, safety, and equity.

Making Health Care Better

ACHP is the voice of a unique approach in health care today, one that puts the patient at the center with plans and clinical teams collaborating to improve health outcomes and reduce costs. Our advocacy focuses on providing policymakers with tested solutions, rooted in a model that is proven to deliver better value for patients, employers and taxpayers.

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