Rachel Klein is the Director of Organizational Strategy and the Enrollment Program Director at Families USA.
In this capacity, she provides strategic policy direction for the organization and oversees all of the organization’s work related to Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and enrollment in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Families USA is a non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to achieving high-quality, affordable health insurance coverage for all Americans.
Before taking on this new role with Families USA, Ms. Klein was the Founding Executive Director of Enroll America, a non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that focuses entirely on ensuring that the uninsured who will be eligible for new health coverage in 2014 get enrolled in that coverage quickly and easily.
Prior to launching Enroll America, Rachel was Deputy Director of Health Policy for Families USA, where she had worked since 1998. Ms. Klein directed Families USA’s policy work on Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), coordinating federal initiatives to strengthen and increase coverage for low-income people, as well as providing technical assistance to state-based health care advocates on a range of issues related to Medicaid and CHIP.
Ms. Klein holds an M.A. in Public Policy from the George Washington University and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California at San Diego.