Jay Andrews serves as Vice President of Financial Policy for VHHA, joining the organization in November 2010. With VHHA, Jay develops and provides rate analysis on Medicare and Medicaid and works on other policy related budgetary and legislative issues.

Jay has over 20 years of experience in health care. Prior to joining VHHA, Jay spent five years as the CEO for a large orthopedic medical practice. From 2002-2005, Jay held the position of director of decision support for HCA’s Central Atlantic Division office. In this role Jay and his team prepared and analyzed cost accounting data, participated in the strategic planning of the hospitals, and modeled, developed and negotiated managed care contracts.

From 1992-2002, Jay primarily served as the chief financial officer for an acute care hospital and a rehab hospital for HCA and HealthSouth. Prior to moving to Richmond in 1992, Jay worked as an Assistant Controller for a Retirement Community in Roanoke and began his financial career in Roanoke which was then one of the Big 8 Accounting Firms.

He is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in Accounting and obtained his CPA certificate in 1987.