Ellen Albritton is a Senior Policy Analyst at Families USA. Her chief focus is on how the transition to a value-based health care system can be leveraged to achieve health equity. To this end, she contributes policy development and analysis to the Health Equity Task Force for Delivery and Payment Transformation and the Community Health Worker Sustainability Collaborative. Additionally, Ellen provides policy analysis and support to Families USA’s national prescription drug pricing efforts and its State Prescription Drug Pricing Collaborative, which brings together consumer health advocates from across the country to enact policies that will protect consumers from high prescription drug prices.
Prior to joining Families USA, Ellen was a Research Associate at AcademyHealth. There, she worked on a number of research projects regarding payment and delivery reform, including improving care for children with special health care needs, increasing sustainability for community health workers, and improving care for people with mental and behavioral health conditions. She also worked previously as an Associate at NETWORK, where she coordinated Medicaid expansion campaigns in several states.
Ellen received a BS in public health from the Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice and is currently pursuing her J.D. at the The George Washington University Law School.