Ms. Bella leads CHCS' efforts to improve the quality of care for people with chronic illness and disabilities, as well as overseeing administrative, financial, and human resource operations. As Medicaid Director, she oversaw an annual operating budget of over $4.7 billion for a program serving more than 844,000 low-income and disabled Hoosiers. One of Ms. Bella's most notable accomplishments during that time was the Indiana Chronic Disease Management Program, for which she was honored with the “Vision Award” from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Improving Chronic Illness Care program. She has served as a member of the National Academy of State Health Policy and on the Executive Committee of the National Association of State Medicaid Directors.