Andrew Schwab joined United States of Care in June 2019 as Senior Manager of Policy and Federal Affairs and was promoted in February 2020 to Director of Policy, Federal Affairs & Partnerships. For over 15 years, Andrew has worked in and around health care policy and politics at the state and federal levels. At USofCare, Andrew works both on expanding our organization’s footprint with federal policy makers on Capitol Hill and with the administration but also on developing our federal policy ideas and growing our internal and external partnerships.
Andrew began his career working for U.S. Senator Jon Corzine (D-NJ) as Deputy Press Secretary where he led press advance at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. From 2006 to 2013, Andrew served as Chief of Staff to NJ Assemblyman Gary Schaer, then Chairman of the Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee . In 2013, Andrew was recruited to come to Washington and work as a federal government relations professional for AARP where he handled all private payer health insurance issues including Medicare Advantage, Medicare supplemental, employer coverage and the Affordable Care Act. From 2016 to early 2019, Andrew served as Chief of Advocacy at the Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) leading federal efforts on behalf of the highest quality and best performing non-profit health insurers in the nation. Andrew holds degrees in history and policy studies from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs and a Masters of Public Administration from Rutgers University.