Katie Kauffman-Clay
Katie Kauffman-Clay

Katie Kauffman-Clay

Associate Principal

Health Management Associates

New York, NY

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Phone (212) 575-5929

A skilled program developer and strategic thinker, Katie Kauffman-Clay is an exceptional communicator, problem solver and leader with extensive experience implementing and leading healthcare programs and services. Her work at HMA ranges from program development and implementation to strategic planning, operational optimization, stakeholder engagement, project management, policy writing, and grant writing.

Prior to joining HMA, Katie focused her career on care management and coordination and the Medicaid Health Home program. She served as director of the Health Home Program for Hudson River Healthcare (HRHCare) where she launched and oversaw the largest New York State Medicaid Health Home. Her work included creating and maintaining policies, leading acquisition and integration efforts, implementing a quality improvement and quality assurance program, and serving as an advocate and liaison to improve policies and payment rates across New York State.

Katie also has strong management experience, including team leadership, management, team building, staff mentoring and serving as a strategic planning expert. She served HRHCare in a variety of other capacities including program manager and Community HealthCorp/Americorps volunteer.

Katie earned a Bachelor of Science in biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Gettysburg College. During her undergraduate program, she completed a study abroad program in Panama where she focused on development, conservation, and research. She remains connected to Panama as the volunteer president of Few for Change, a Panama-based non-profit.