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2016-2017 Public Policy Fellow

Aliza Auces is the Medicaid Senior Policy Analyst at Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. In this capacity, Ms. Auces helps Blue Medicaid and CHIP plans understand the program’s landscape and impacts of state and federal legislative and regulatory efforts on program implementation, operations, and business opportunities. Previously, Auces worked for the National Association of Community Health Centers spearheading federal legislation that supported health center priorities and health equity policies. She began her career in health policy through the CHCI Fellowship where she completed her placements at the Association of American Medical Colleges and the Senate HELP Committee under Ranking Member Senator Patty Murray. From 2018-2020, Auces also served as Director of Professional Development and Programming for the DC Society of Health Policy Young Professionals. Aliza received her Bachelor in Health Science and Spanish from the College of Idaho and was born and raised in Nampa, ID with roots from Mexico.