Jennifer Hajj

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Since joining Sachs Policy Group (SPG) in 2006, Ms. Hajj has specialized in New York State (NYS) policy, strategy, and analysis. Through her work at SPG, Ms. Hajj consults with a diverse set of clients including hospitals, nursing homes, health and human service agencies, health plans, labor unions, and technology companies. Issues involve public policy, strategic planning, reimbursement, program design, and implementation.

  • Since 2011, Ms. Hajj’s work has focused on NYS Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) initiatives including the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program, managed care transitions, and specialized populations such as behavioral health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and long-term care.
  • Since 2013, Ms. Hajj has also led the firm’s expansion to health care technology and innovation. She actively advises and mentors several health care startups and innovators. Her expertise includes market dynamics, business development, partnerships, product development, regulatory environments, and public policy.
  • While in business school, Ms. Hajj served as an M.B.A. fellow and health care sector lead for Investors’ Circle. Previously, Ms. Hajj also held a research position at Kennedy Krieger Institute where she focused on neuropsychological performance of aggressive children.
  • Ms. Hajj received her B.A. in public health studies with departmental honors distinction from the Johns Hopkins University, her M.P.H from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and her M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.