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Usha Ranji

Associate Director, Women's Health Policy

Usha Ranji is associate director for Women’s Health Policy at KFF. Her work addresses the impact of major health policy issues on women and girls, with an emphasis on insurance coverage, access to care, and low-income populations. In particular, her work seeks to explain how governmental actions, including the Affordable Care Act, state Medicaid programs and reproductive health policies, influence health and access to services for women.

Prior to KFF, Ranji worked at the nonprofit Health and Medicine Policy Research Group on issues related to the federal welfare reform law and access to health care for people in Illinois.

Ranji currently serves on advisory committees to the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative and the California Breast Cancer Research Program.

She holds a bachelor’s degree from Brown University and a master’s in health policy and management from the Harvard School of Public Health.

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