Leah Hole-Marshall is the General Counsel and Chief Strategist for the Washington Health Benefit Exchange. In this role, she coordinates compliance, security and privacy offices, provides advice to the leadership team and board, and leads strategic planning efforts.
Previously, Leah served in health policy leadership roles at the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries and Health Care Authority. At L&I, she oversaw the office responsible for creating, implementing, disseminating, and enforcing medical policy to ensure high quality health care for injured workers in Washington State. At HCA, she was the founding director of Washington’s Health Technology Assessment program, a nationally recognized effort to purchase high-quality health care that is proven safe, effective, and cost-effective. She has also provided regulatory consulting and project management to state Medicaid agencies and the federal Department of Health and Human Services, with a focus on HIPAA and information technology projects, as a consultant with Fox Systems, Inc.
Leah serves as the state health policy representative on the Board of Governors for Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (www.PCORI.org); a national, non-profit research entity created by the Affordable Care Act. She is passionate about improving quality, safety and access to health care for Washington residents. She received her Juris Doctorate, Magna Cum Laude, at Seattle University School of Law and her Bachelors of Arts from Evergreen State College.