Beth Dworetzky, M.S.
Senior Program Manager
As part of the Catalyst Center, Beth Dworetzky researches ways states finance care for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). She developed the protocol for assessing the impact of the Catalyst Center’s work to improve health insurance and financing of care for CYSHCN, reduce inequities in health care coverage among the most vulnerable CYSHCN, and increase stakeholders’ understanding national health care reform. She also writes the Catalyst Center Monthly updates, a highly-respected e-newsletter, and contributes to other Catalyst Center publications.
Prior to joining CAHPP in 2011, Beth was project director of the Massachusetts Family-to-Family Health Information Center at the Federation for Children with Special Needs. While there, she developed an individualized technical assistance protocol to help families raising children and youth with disabilities successfully navigate MassHealth, the Massachusetts Medicaid program.
From 2011 to 2015, the duration of the Massachusetts CHIPRA Quality Demonstration grant, Beth was an at-large member of the Massachusetts Child Health Quality Coalition, which developed new measures to evaluate and track improvements in child health.
Master of Science, University of Rhode Island
- Dworetzky, B. "Health Care Reform: What's in it for Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing?" National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management Brief, April, 2014.
- Dworetzky, B. "Health Insurance for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs from Immigrant Families." Webinar hosted by National Center for Ease of Use of Community-based Services, June, 2013.
- Dworetzky, B. Your Questions Answered: Are Families of Medicaid-enrolled Children with Disabilities Eligible for Subsidized Marketplace Coverage? Boston: The Catalyst Center, 2013.
Moment of Pride
Being accepted into the BUSPH MPH program.
Beth's favorite podcast is 99 Percent Invisible.