Alison ArmstrongSenior Director
Alison Armstrong has more than a decade of experience in health care policy development and advocacy, with a focus on increasing access to care and promoting care delivery innovation. During her 14 years at Anthem, she served as a subject matter expert on numerous policy issues including telehealth, quality measurement and reporting, price transparency, surprise billing, and prior authorization. She also represented Anthem on several external policy committees and workgroups to successfully promote health care policy strategies aimed at increasing consumer access and protections.
Alison has brought her expertise to a variety of industrywide panels, podcasts, and committees, including six years as co-chair of the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) Telehealth Workgroup, where she helped break down barriers to accessing care and developed resources to promote policy changes. Alison also represented Anthem on the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) health policy committees. These stakeholder engagement opportunities promoted meaningful healthcare advances. She also served on the Primary Care Collaborative’s policy workgroup, advocating for increased access to primary care services.
Alison had previously served as a Regulatory Compliance Manager where she managed regulatory activity, implementation, and compliance for Anthem’s west region states.
Alison earned her Master of Public Policy with an emphasis on American Politics from Pepperdine University and her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from San Diego State University.