Government Agency Experience
Prior to joining Faegre Drinker, Kacey served as a senior analyst at the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission — Congress's advisory agency on Medicaid and CHIP issues. In her role for over six years, she led and participated in qualitative research projects and policy discussions on a wide range of issues affecting access to care for Medicaid and dually eligible beneficiaries, including: non-emergency medical transportation, design and implementation of Section 1115 demonstrations, delivery system and payment reform initiatives, implementation of electronic asset verification programs, managed care procurement and program integrity issues, Medicaid buy-in and state public option proposals, proposals to alter the Medicaid financing structure, the role of Medicaid for American Indians and Alaska Natives and opportunities to expand the role of community health workers in Medicaid, and Medicaid in Puerto Rico and other territories. She has authored over 40 publications on these and other topics.
Kacey also previously held internships with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Senator Edward J. Markey.
Kacey is an avid reader and a lover of pilates and hiking. She is working on traveling to all of the U.S. national parks.