Kate Honsberger is a senior policy associate at the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), where she works on projects related to children’s health coverage and access. Prior to joining NASHP in January 2015, she worked for the Virginia Health Care Foundation where she oversaw the Foundation’s child health insurance initiatives, including an outreach and enrollment assistance grant program and a Medicaid and CHIP training program. She also spoke to various audiences aout the public health insurance options available to children and pregnant women and the impact of the Affordable Care Act on those programs.
Kate has also held positions at the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services in the Maternal and Child Health Division and in the administration of Governor Timothy M. Kaine. She holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Mary Washington.