Lindsey Vuolo, JD, MPH, is the Director of Health Law and Policy at Center on Addiction. She performs legal, regulatory, and policy work related to addiction prevention and treatment with a focus on health care system reform (to make care more affordable). She leads research evaluating the adequacy of substance use disorder benefits offered in Affordable Care Act health plans as well as improving parity compliance and enforcement. She also conducts research on federal and state responses to the opioid crisis and was the lead author of a concise resource that provides recommendations and concrete strategies to prevent, reduce, treat, and manage opioid misuse, addiction, and the associated consequences (Ending the Opioid Crisis: A Practical Guide for State Policymakers). Prior to joining Center on Addiction, she worked in regulatory affairs for a managed care organization. She earned a JD from Northeastern University School of Law, a Master of Public Health from Tufts University School of Medicine, and a BA from Boston College.
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