Alisa Chester is a Research Associate at the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy’s Center for Children and Families (CCF). At CCF she focuses on providing quantitative and qualitative research to support the availability of health coverage for low-income children and families, with particular emphasis on the ACA, Medicaid, and CHIP.
Prior to her role at CCF, Alisa worked as a Project Associate at CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) where she developed and assisted the implementation of administrative simplification rules as mandated in the ACA to streamline eligibility, benefits, and claims data administration. Alisa has also worked for the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA), The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR).
Alisa received her Master of Arts from The George Washington University and Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara.