Anne Willis M.A.

Sr Dir, Patient Access Programs (Compass)

Anne Willis, MA, is Senior Director of Patient Access Programs at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Ms. Willis oversees CF Foundation Compass, a free, personalized service to help with insurance, financial, legal, and other issues. Through a team of case managers knowledgeable on CF issues, Compass helps with understanding and getting insurance coverage and benefits, finding resources to pay for therapies and medications, getting legal information on topics like disability and employment or school issues, and dealing with other concerns related to life with CF. Compass also provides educational resources for people with CF, their families, and care teams to help navigate access challenges. Ms. Willis joined the Foundation in 2015 after more than a decade in oncology where she developed patient education programs, created health care provider education and training programs, conducted health services research, led national patient navigation workforce development initiatives, and advanced cancer policy at the local, community, and national levels.