Aimee Ossman is Vice President of Policy Analysis and Implementation at the Children’s Hospital Association, representing over 220 hospital organizations and pediatric programs dedicated to improving child health through innovation in care, education and research. The Association advances child health through its children’s hospital membership, advancing public policy, child advocacy, quality, pediatric information systems, pediatric operations improvement, and education across a wide range of legislative and public constituents.
Ms. Ossman leads the Association’s policy analysis agenda, which supports children’s hospitals’ state and federal advocacy on Medicaid, CHIP and other policy issues. This includes leading the Associations efforts to influence development and implementation of major health policies that impact children.
Ms. Ossman joined the Association in 2001 as associate director, Medicaid and State Policy, and became director in 2005 and Vice President in 2014. Prior to joining the Association, Aimee held a variety of health policy positions inside and outside of government. She was a health insurance specialist with the Health Care Financing Administration (now Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services), working on health care work incentives for employed people with disabilities. Aimee also worked for the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau on a variety of children’s health issues, including issues impacting children with special health care needs. Additionally, she served as a health policy specialist with the National Conference of State Legislatures in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Ossman holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Public Administration from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.