Ceci Connolly

Ceci Connolly

President & Chief Executive Officer
Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP)

Ceci Connolly, a nationally-recognized health care leader, is president and CEO of the Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP). She spent 25 years in journalism and is a well-respected author and commentator. As the Washington Post's former chief health correspondent, she chronicled President Obama's drive for sweeping health care reform and the passage of the Affordable Care Act. Connolly is co-author of LANDMARK: The Inside Story of America's New Health Care Law and What It Means for Us All and has been published in numerous publications, including The New England Journal of Medicine. Following her career in journalism, Connolly served as a leader of PwC’s Health Research Institute and as a senior adviser at the McKinsey Center for Health Reform.  

In her current role as president and CEO, she works with some of the most innovative executives in the health sector to provide high-quality, affordable coverage and care to all. She is a leading thinker in the disruptive forces reshaping our health system and has been a trusted adviser to c-suite executives.

Connolly is a founding member of Women of Impact (WOI) for Healthcare. She is a former board member for the non-profit Whitman Walker Health and was the first non-physician to receive the Mayo Clinic's prestigious Plummer Society Award for promoting deeper understanding of science and medicine. She also serves on the advisory board to the Fannie Mae Sustainable Communities Initiative and was the recipient of a fellowship at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. In addition, Connolly was included on Business Insider’s inaugural list of “DC Health Care Power Players”

All Sessions by Ceci Connolly

Thinc Main Agenda Tuesday AM May 24, 2022
8:05 am - 8:40 am

Policy Changes and Reform: What’s Ahead?

  • Healthcare policy and proposals on the horizon
  • Outlook on value-based payment reform
  • Perspectives on legislative updates around addressing SDoH and health disparities
Moderator: Mary Grealy