Elizabeth “Liz” McCaman is a Staff Attorney in the National Health Law Program’s Washington, D.C. offices, where she focuses on federal and state reproductive health policies affecting coverage, access, and care quality in both Medicaid and private insurance.
Before joining the National Health Law Program, Liz worked as a Policy Associate at the National Academy for State Health Policy, where she provided technical assistance for the implementation of Medicaid, CHIP, and public health initiatives. Liz began her legal career as a Research Attorney for the California State Board of Pharmacy, drafting regulatory policies and protocols that permit pharmacists to furnish self-administered hormonal contraception without a physician prescription. She was also an intern in the U.S. Legal Program at the Center for Reproductive Rights in New York City.
Liz received her MPH in Health Policy with a concentration in Women, Gender and Health from Harvard University. She has a JD from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and a BA in Political Science from Loyola Marymount University. She is a member of both the District of Columbia Bar and the State Bar of California (inactive), and sits on the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division Health Law Committee.
Liz is the proud fur parent of a Swedish Vallhund, and fills her free time with all things canine.