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Nicole Cafarella is the Payment Reform Project Manager and Policy Analyst at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, Nicole worked as a manager at Avalere Health where she focused on post-acute and long-term care issues.

Nicole began her career working in the Massachusetts House of Representatives as a health policy analyst. She also interned in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget, where she worked on education and Medicaid issues. She received a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University and a Master of Public Policy from the Georgetown Public Policy Institute.

By Nicole Cafarella
What’s Driving up the Cost of Medicare?Center for American ProgressJune 14, 2011
Quality Health Care Delivered Effectively and EfficientlyCenter for American ProgressApril 29, 2011
GOP Medicare Proposal Doesn’t Work Like Members of Congress’ Health Care as Republicans ClaimCenter for American ProgressApril 27, 2011
Myth vs. Fact: Health Care Reform in MassachusettsCenter for American ProgressApril 13, 2011
The Importance of IndependenceCenter for American ProgressMarch 21, 2011
Taking Care of Different PrioritiesCenter for American ProgressFebruary 16, 2011