Jennifer Haley is a research associate in the Health Policy Center at the Urban Institute. Her research focuses on several areas, including the implications of the Affordable Care Act on adults’ and children’s health insurance coverage, barriers to enrollment in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), disparities across states and subgroups of the population, and health care and insurance coverage among military veterans.
Haley has extensive experience analyzing data from the American Community Survey, National Survey of Children’s Health, and other national surveys as well as in communicating policy-relevant research findings. She has conducted federally mandated evaluations of CHIP and developed detailed simulation models of Medicaid/CHIP eligibility. She is also knowledgeable about methodological issues related to the measurement of health insurance coverage in survey data.
Haley holds a BA in sociology from Oglethorpe University and an MA in sociology from Temple University.