Catie Hilbelink

Chief of Staff for Policy Implementation

Catie Hilbelink, MPP, provides strategic programmatic and organizational support to the Meadows Institute’s Policy Implementation team, supporting the planning for and accomplishment of key team projects. Most recently, she has been playing a lead role in the implementation of the Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN) and Texas Health Child Access Through Telemedicine (TCHATT) with seven of the state’s medical schools, including Dell Medical School in Austin and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

Catie joined the Meadows Institute from Health Management Associates, a national healthcare consulting firm, where she most recently managed opportunity assessment for the business development team. While there, she also provided research for a variety of projects and frequently assisted project managers in the full scope of project development, management, and resolution including: developing and editing written proposal responses to client requests for proposals, working with clients and colleagues to manage tasks within the required scope of work, presenting completed deliverables to clients, and responding to project follow-up. Additionally, she has been actively engaged in the Texas 1115 Healthcare Transformation Waiver work since the start of Texas’ waiver in 2011.

Catie earned her master’s degree in public policy from Michigan State University and her bachelor’s degree from Calvin University.

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