Liisa Hiatt

Liisa Hiatt
Senior Policy Analyst
Santa Monica Office


M.S. in public policy, University of Rochester


Liisa Hiatt (she/her) is a senior policy analyst at the RAND Corporation.

She has more than twenty years of experience managing Federal contracts for CMS, ASPE, ONC, NIOSH, and AHRQ.  She is currently managing a project for The Rockefeller Foundation on catalyzing equitable COVID-19 vaccination as well as several Federal projects including one to implement the CAHPS for MIPS and Shared Savings Program ACOs for CMS, and another to evaluate the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) for NIOSH.  Other past work included a project to develop quality indicators for the Seattle Children’s Hospital Center of Excellence for the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) for AHRQ and management of the Development and Maintenance of Post-Acute Care Cross-Setting Standardized Patient Assessment Data project for CMS. She also oversaw the development of a system that tracks all Federal government contracts for RAND Health and assists with management of several indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity master contracts. Hiatt received her M.S. in public policy from the University of Rochester.

Recent Projects

  • Implementation of the CAHPS for MIPS Survey
  • WTCHP Impact Assessment and Strategic Planning for Translational Research
  • Monitoring and Surveillance of Behavioral Health During Public Health Emergencies