|The Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) has named Andrew Schwab Chief of Advocacy. In this new role, Schwab’s principal responsibility will be to expand and strengthen ACHP’s efforts to achieve our public policy objectives. He will be a key part of our team in developing and implementing policy strategy and external communications.
“With a new Congress and administration taking office in just a few months, we are thrilled to have someone with Andrew’s experience to lead our lobbying efforts,” says ACHP President and CEO Ceci Connolly.
Schwab comes to ACHP from AARP, for whom he served as Senior Legislative Representative since 2013. Prior to his time with AARP, he was Chief of Staff for New Jersey Assembly member Gary S. Schaer and Deputy Press Secretary for U.S. Senator Jon Corzine (D-NJ). Schwab earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from Syracuse University and a Masters of Public Administration from Rutgers University.
The Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) is a national leadership organization bringing together innovative health plans and provider groups that are among America’s best at delivering affordable, high-quality coverage and care. ACHP’s member health plans provide coverage and care for more than 18 million Americans. These organizations focus on improving the health of the communities they serve and are on the leading edge of innovations in affordability and quality of care, including primary care redesign, payment reforms, accountable health care delivery and use of information technology. To learn more, go to www.achp.org and follow ACHP on Twitter @_ACHP.