Rebecca Kellenberg, MPP
Rebecca Kellenberg specializes in assisting public and private health care organizations with Medicaid and CHIP policy analysis and implementation. With 18 years of experience working as a senior state Medicaid official and consultant, she brings a comprehensive understanding of the publicly financed healthcare system to her work with state agencies, health plans and providers.
Rebecca’s work focuses on Medicaid delivery system approaches as well as state and federal fiscal and policy trends. She has specialties in women’s health care, oral health care, and behavioral health care in rural and tribal communities. Rebecca recently led a strategic assessment of behavioral health capacity for a Native American tribe in Montana. She has also worked with a variety of clients to conduct market assessments and program evaluations to assess the impact of state and federal policies and provide relevant strategic guidance.
Prior to her consulting work, Rebecca worked for the Georgia Department of Community Health first as Program Director for PeachCare for Kids and then as Director of Member Services and Policy. In these roles she developed, implemented, and monitored Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program policy and programs. Her role included monitoring and reporting on children’s health quality measures, managing Medicaid eligibility policy and operations, and serving on the implementation team for Georgia Healthy Families, the state’s first statewide managed care program.
In addition to her Georgia state government work, Rebecca previously served as Senior Research Analyst for the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing in Denver, CO.
Rebecca earned her Master of Public Policy from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science in Family and Community Services from Michigan State University. She lives in Missoula, Montana with her husband and two kids. In her free time, Rebecca enjoys all that Montana has to offer including fly fishing, skiing and playing hockey.