Andrea Kovach advocates for quality, affordable health care to be accessible to all low-income individuals and families. Andrea’s work focuses on the successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act and on improving and defending the Medicaid program. She is a past member of the Illinois Department of Health Care and Family Services’ Medicaid Advisory Committee. Andrea joined the Shriver Center after working at the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, where she handled a wide range of legal matters, including felony preliminary hearings, bench and jury trials, and hearings for orders of protection. She wrote and advocated for legislation on prosecuting domestic violence cases. She is a proud alumna of Wellesley College and the University of Illinois College of Law.