Alyssa Keefe

System Senior Vice President, Public Policy and Advocacy, CommonSpirit Health

Alyssa Keefe, MPPS serves as System Senior Vice President, Public Policy and Advocacy for  CommonSpirit Health. Ms. Keefe joined CommmonSpirit in November 2020 and is responsible leading  all public policy efforts for CommonSpirit at both the state and federal level. Prior to joining  CommonSpirit, Ms. Keefe was Vice President, Policy and Analysis at the Federation of American  Hospitals. In that role she was responsible for policy development and analysis of federal legislation and  regulation impacting the nation’s investor owned health systems.  

Ms. Keefe has spent nearly 25 years working with hospitals and health systems, including nearly 10  years providing regulatory and legislative analysis and expertise on numerous Medicare reimbursement  and health policy issues impacting providers in her role as Vice President for Federal Regulatory Affairs  with the California Hospital Association (CHA). In that capacity she was responsible for cultivating and  maintaining relationships between member hospitals and federal agencies including the Centers for  Medicare & Medicaid Services, FDA, CDC and HRSA. 

Prior to joining CHA, Ms. Keefe was the managing director of the Hospital Quality Alliance, a public private partnership committed to improving quality. Ms. Keefe has held senior health policy positions at  the American Hospital Association, Catholic Health Association of the United States and the National  Coalition on Health Care. 

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Policy and Speech Communications from Syracuse University  and a Masters of Public Policy from Georgetown University. 

Contact Info: Based in Washington, DC.  

Email) Phone/Text: 703-951-7375 

CommonSpirit Health is a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people.  It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health.  With a team of approximately 125,000 employees and 25,000 physicians and advanced practice  clinicians, CommonSpirit Health operates 140 hospitals and more than 1000 care sites across 21 states.  In FY 2020, Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health had combined revenues of nearly $29.6 billion  and provided $4.6 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unreimbursed government programs.  Learn more at


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