Vice President for Health Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Solomon joined the Center in 2005 as a Senior Fellow. Her work at the Center specializes in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Plan, with a focus on state-level issues, and on issues related to health reform, particularly policies to make coverage affordable for low-income people.
She has testified before state legislatures and spoken extensively to national and state nonprofit groups and is often cited by national and state media, including the New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post.
Previously, Solomon was a Senior Policy Fellow at Connecticut Voices for Children and Executive Director of the Children’s Health Council. She directed the Council’s work on policy analysis, outreach, education and training, and independent oversight of health care services provided through Connecticut’s Medicaid managed care program.
She has also worked as a legal services attorney specializing in the area of public benefits and taught at the Yale University School of Medicine.
Solomon is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and Rutgers University School of Law in Newark.