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Planalp, MPA

Colin Planalp, MPA
Research Fellow

Colin Planalp, MPA, joined SHADAC as a Research Fellow in March 2014. He has more than seven years of experience in the health care sector, having worked in the fields of health communications and health policy. His work at SHADAC has included writing papers on employer-sponsored health insurance and the evolving issue of health-insurance churn; researching state choices in benefit design for Medicaid expansion populations and state Medicaid initiatives to integrate behavioral and physical health; and providing technical assistance to states and U.S. territories for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s (CMMI) State Innovation Models (SIM) program.

Before joining SHADAC, he served at the University of Missouri’s academic medical center in Columbia, Mo., where he worked closely with researchers, health care providers and professionals, and hospital and clinic administrators. Mr. Planalp holds a master’s degree in public affairs from the University of Missouri’s Truman School of Public Affairs and a bachelor’s degree from the Missouri School of Journalism.

 

Colin Planalp, MPA
Research Fellow