Director of Health and Payment Policy
Catherine French is the directory of health and payment policy for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). She is responsible for monitoring and advocating for reimbursement and regulatory policy changes that do not negatively impact plastic surgeons. Catherine and her team work closely with the American Medical Association, the Alliance of Specialty Medicine and the Food and Drug Administration to set best practice standards.
Before joining ASPS, Catherine was the health policy director at a neuromuscular society and a financial analyst at a large healthcare organization in Minnesota.
Catherine earned her undergrad degree in Business and graduate degree in Advocacy and Public Policy from the University of Minnesota – Duluth. Away from the office, she enjoys exploring the Chicagoland area on foot, by bicycle and by car.