Ms. Katie Martin is Vice President for Health Policy and Programs at the National Partnership for Women & Families where she leads the organization’s policy and advocacy efforts to support a health care system with universal access to high-quality, affordable, and patient/family-centered care. Most recently, Katie served as Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) at HHS, where she oversaw policy development, analysis, evaluation and strategic planning for issues across the Department. Prior to ASPE, Katie was the Counselor to the Secretary for Health Policy at HHS, where she advised the Secretary on programs administered by CMS, AHRQ, ONC, and OCR. Katie also worked at OMB for 11 years under two administrations serving as a policy analyst in the Health Financing Branch and as Branch Chief for Health Insurance Data and Analysis. Katie graduated from William Smith College with a degree in economics and has an MPA from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.