Special Projects Officer, Office of the State Medicaid Director, DC Department of Health Care Finance
DaShawn Groves first joined the District of Columbia’s Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF), the Medicaid Agency as lead project manager in the Health Care Reform and Innovation Administration (HCRIA) from February 2015 until his departure in November 2020. During his time, he developed and implemented new delivery system and payment models. DaShawn returned to DHCF as the Special Projects Officer to the State Medicaid Director. Prior to joining DHCF, he has worked at a new health start-up integrating social determinants of health into the care model and at trade associations including NACHC providing technical assistance on various Medicaid issues including delivery system and payment reform initiatives. DaShawn received his DrPH degree in Health Policy at the George Washington University and his MPH degree from Emory University.