CMS Leadership

Office of Legislation

Arielle Woronoff

Deputy Chief of Staff

Arielle Woronoff is the Director of the Office of Legislation. Arielle most recently served as Senior Health Counsel for the Senate Committee on Finance, Majority Staff under Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR).  Her portfolio was focused on the Affordable Care Act, drug pricing issues, and Medicare Advantage. During her time at the Finance Committee, she also worked on policy issues related to Medicare hospital payment and health information technology. Prior to this, Arielle worked for the House Energy & Commerce Committee for Ranking Member Frank Pallone (D-NJ), covering Medicare Part B, the Affordable Care Act, and health information technology.  Arielle came to the Energy and Commerce Committee after advising Senator Cory A. Booker (D-NJ) on health. Arielle has a Master of Public Policy degree with a concentration in health policy from the Rutgers Bloustein School for Planning and Public Policy and a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center. Arielle is from New Jersey and now lives in Washington, DC with her husband and daughter.