Daphne Kackloudis is the Chief Public Policy and Strategy Officer for Equitas Health.
Daphne was a Partner at Brennan,
Manna & Diamond and heads the BMD Columbus office’s health care practice.
One of Daphne's areas of practice is the nexus between traditional health care
legal services and health care public policy. Daphne regularly advises health care clients, including providers and provider
trade associations, regarding business and practice strategies impacted by
federal and state health care reform initiatives, as well as service delivery
and payment reform. She also advises clients regarding reimbursement, policy,
and coverage matters. Additionally, Daphne has in-depth knowledge of Medicaid,
behavioral health, and child welfare policy.
Prior to joining Brennan, Manna
& Diamond, Daphne served as Senior Advisor for a health care consulting
company; held policy positions in the Ohio Department of Medicaid, including
leading Ohio Medicaid’s interaction with the Centers for Medicare &
Medicaid Services and overseeing various components of Ohio Medicaid policy;
and served as director of state and local government relations for Nationwide
Children’s Hospital in Columbus, OH. Daphne graduated cum laude from Capital
University Law School and Indiana University, and is licensed to practice law