October 20, 2020 11:50 AM
Laurie Vanhoose joined the Texas Association of Health Plans in May 2016 as the Director of Policy, Government Programs. Prior to joining TAHP, Laurie served as the Director of Medicaid and CHIP Policy Development at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission where she directed policy and clinical staff in the design, development, and implementation of Medicaid medical and program policies. Before taking the Director position, Laurie was a Senior Policy Advisor for HHSC and worked on the development of Medicaid Substance Use Disorder services and led the transition of the Medicaid Women’s Health Program to the state-funded Texas Women’s Health Program.
Prior to working for the State of Texas, Laurie worked for several advocacy organizations in Texas and Washington, D.C. ensuring access to health care for individuals with disabilities and older Texans.