L. Sue Andersen, JD

Sue Andersen is a former Associate Professor of Law at George Washington University, where she created the Health Law Clinic and also was Director of the Health Insurance Counseling Project, the state health insurance counseling project (SHIP) in the District of Columbia. She also served as the director of the national SHIP Resource Center at Johnson, Bassin and Shaw, Inc.

Ms. Andersen is a principal of Health Benefits ABCs, a woman-owned small business, which offers consulting services in health benefits and health care services, and policy and aging services. Health Benefits ABCs provides substantive expertise, consulting services, strategic planning, and project management in the complex health benefits/health insurance and aging and health services policy environment. It works with a wide variety of private and non-profit corporations and government agencies to help them understand public and private health benefits and assist with the effective delivery of aging and health related services in a complex and ever-changing policy environment.

As an attorney, Ms. Andersen has extensive experience with both Medicare and Medicaid and is a recognized expert in payment policy and beneficiary eligibility for these programs. She has provided consulting services to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and collaborated with a number of prominent Washington corporations in other CMS projects. She provides expertise in training and education about health benefits for groups working with individuals who are elderly or disabled; and has served as a consultant in nursing home bankruptcy litigation and has provided program development services for non-profits in the District of Columbia seeking certification as providers for Medicaid home and community-based waiver services.


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