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Senior Health Policy Analyst
Sarah Coombs is a senior health policy analyst at the National Partnership for Women & Families, where she provides critical analysis on a variety of issues including access to quality, affordable health care, the transition to value-based care and health equity.
Prior to her work at the National Partnership, Sarah worked in the Office of the Secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services, where she contributed to the policy development and implementation of the Affordable Care Act and delivery system transformation initiatives. Before that, Sarah worked at the Office of Management and Budget, where she coordinated the Health Division’s development of the federal health budget and oversight responsibilities of Medicare, Medicaid and Marketplace coverage. Sarah received her master’s in public health from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University and her bachelor’s in government and legal studies and French from Bowdoin College.
Sarah is a proud Bostonian and moved to Washington, D.C., in 2012. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and young son.