JEANNE DE SA
Senior VP, UnitedHealth Center for Health Reform & Modernization, UnitedHealth Group
Jeanne is a Senior Vice President for Policy and Strategy at UnitedHealth Group’s Center for Health Reform and Modernization. She serves as an advisor on health policy issues, including Medicaid and Medicare, and conducts analytic and quantitative research on a range of topics related to modernizing the financing and delivery of health care. From 1997 to 2008, Jeanne served as a Principal Analyst at the Congressional Budget Office’s in the Budget Analysis Division’s health care section. She served as one of the agency’s primary Medicaid analysts, developed ten-year spending forecasts for health care entitlement programs, and estimated the financial and impacts of policy interventions in Medicare, Medicaid and public health programs. She also has experience working with state governments on improving their health care systems through work at the Alpha Center (now part of AcademyHealth) and for the state of Massachusetts. Jeanne has a master in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a degree in History from Dartmouth College.