Marybeth McCaffrey is an attorney with more than two decades of experience in both the private and public sectors. Her work focuses on health integration, long term services and supports, Medicaid, and health technology.
Prior to joining UMass Medical School, McCaffrey served for 18 years in Vermont’s Agency of Human Services where she worked with three departments. At the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living, she led health reform and oversaw Vermont’s nationally-distinguished comprehensive systems for people who need long term services and supports by managing the budget, program policy, operations and quality oversight with a large professional and technical staff. At the Department of Children and Families, McCaffrey conducted the implementation of dozens of major national and local initiatives, as well as interdepartmental teams tasked with coordination of programs across multiple agencies. She also served on the National Eligibility Technical Advisory Group (E-TAG) of the National Association of Medicaid Directors from 2004-2009, serving as the Chair from 2006-2009. At the Department of Developmental and Mental Health Services, McCaffrey served as Special Assistant Attorney General, following six years of private litigation practice, and a judicial clerkship with the Vermont Supreme Court.
McCaffrey holds a law degree from Northeastern University School of Law. At Emmanuel College, she earned a bachelor’s degree and certification in music therapy.