Senior Program Officer
Center for Health Care Strategies
200 American Metro Boulevard, Suite 119
Hamilton, NJ 08619
Sarah Barth, JD, is a senior program officer at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). In this role, she primarily works on CHCS's initiatives to help states advance integrated models of care for managed long-term services and supports systems and dual eligibles. She also provides targeted technical assistance focusing on integrated care to states under the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Medicaid Leadership Institute.
Prior to CHCS, she served in a consulting role to several state Medicaid programs; non-profit foundations, including the Massachusetts Medicaid Policy Institute at the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Foundation of Massachusetts and the Center for Health Law and Economics at the University of Massachusetts Medical School; and managed health care organizations. Ms. Barth has more than 18 years of experience in Medicaid administration working for the states of New Mexico and Massachusetts. In New Mexico, she oversaw long-term services programs, managing all aspects of the design, waiver submissions to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and implementation of the Coordination of Long-Term Services program. She also worked at the Massachusetts Medical Assistance Division for 12 years on the state's Medicaid program, with a brief break to serve as the legislative director for Health and Human Services for the Massachusetts governor's office. At Massachusetts Medicaid, she developed legislative and media strategies, oversaw large interagency projects, and contributed to state health care reform initiatives.
Ms. Barth has a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a law degree from Suffolk University Law School.