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About Drew Gattine
Drew Gattine joined NASHP in September 2020 as a senior policy fellow for its Center for State Rx Drug Pricing. Drew plays a lead role in NASHP’s efforts to design impactful and innovative model legislation to rein in the high cost of prescription drugs and supports NASHP’s partners in the executive and legislative branches as they work to implement those policies.
Before joining NASHP, Drew served in the Maine House of Representatives where he chaired the Health and Human Services Committee and the Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee. In the Maine Legislature Drew was at the forefront of efforts to expand access to healthcare and implement the Affordable Care Act. He also championed initiatives to ensure that services to older Mainers, people with disabilities and low income adults and children were funded and available. Drew also represented Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services as an Assistant Attorney General. In addition to his state service, Drew has worked with states across the country to implement cost effective program integrity programs and managed Optum’s government program integrity business for several years. He was a frequent conference speaker on the topic of Medicaid Fraud, Waste and Abuse. He has extensive experience in IT project management and led the successful implementation and federal certification of Maine’s MMIS system while working for Molina Health Care.
Drew has a BA from Colgate University and a JD from the Columbia University School of Law.