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Daniel Wildes joined the Center in July 2013 to work on a temporary data manipulation project. Center management so appreciated Daniel's accuracy and attention to detail that he was offered a full-time position as soon as one opened up in the technical department. Daniel graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2007 with a BA in Political … Read more

Marion Platt has served on the board of The Center for Medicare Advocacy since its inception in 1986. Ms. Platt has been an advocate for special education services for over thirty-five years serving preschoolers through adults in Connecticut and Illinois as a teacher, administrator, professional development coordinator and consultant.  Areas of expertise include special education … Read more

Rebecca C. Morgan is the Boston Asset Management Chair in Elder Law, the Director of the Center for Excellence in Elder Law at Stetson University College of Law and the Director of Stetson’s on-line LL.M. in Elder Law.  She is a successor co-author of Matthew Bender’s Tax, Estate, and Financial Planning for the Elderly and … Read more

Scott Perkins is the Development Director at the Center for Medicare Advocacy and is responsible for strengthening, diversifying and managing the Center's fundraising and communications programs.  Mr. Perkins has an MA in Buddhist Studies from Naropa University.  While Naropa provided a rigorous course of academic study, Mr. Perkins was more deeply impacted by the experiences … Read more

Kata M. Kertesz, joined the Center for Medicare Advocacy in 2014 as a Policy Attorney. Her legal work focuses on the rights of those dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act, the Medicare Savings Programs, and other matters regarding access to health care for lower-income people. Prior to joining the Center, Ms. … Read more

David A. Lipschutz, an attorney licensed in California and Connecticut, joined the Center for Medicare Advocacy in June 2010, working in the Connecticut office.  He moved to the Washington, DC office in July 2011.  Prior to joining the Center, from 2005 to 2010, Mr. Lipschutz worked as a staff attorney at California Health Advocates (CHA), … Read more

Corinna Beebe joined the Data Unit in 1994 as an Entitlement Analyst.  Her background in customer service and accounting serves her well in her work with providers and Medicare Appeals Contractors on the Center’s Third Party Liability Project.  Corinna attended the University of Southern Maine where she majored in Communication.

Patricia Nemore is a senior policy attorney in the Washington, DC office of the Center for Medicare Advocacy.  Ms. Nemore has been an advocate for older people and people with disabilities seeking health care for  more than thirty -five  years. Her practice has focused on Medicare, Medicaid and long-term care, with special emphasis on issues … Read more

Toby S. Edelman has been representing older people in long-term care facilities since 1977.  As a Senior Policy Attorney with the Center for Medicare Advocacy since January 2000, Ms. Edelman provides training, research, policy analysis, consultation, and litigation support relating to nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.  Under two grants from the Commonwealth Fund, she … Read more

Alfred J. Chiplin, Jr., Esq. is a Senior Policy Attorney with the Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc. in its Washington, DC office. His practice is devoted primarily to health care matters, with a concentration on Medicare and managed care coverage and appeal issues. He is also a specialist in legal assistance development and services under the … Read more