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Sally Hart is consulting counsel to the Center For Medicare Advocacy, Inc. in Willimantic, Connecticut, and is located in Tucson, Arizona. She graduated from Stanford University and Boston University School of Law (cum laude), and received a Masters in Business Taxation from U.S.C. Ms. Hart specializes in public health benefits law, particularly the problems encountered by elderly and low income persons in obtaining Medicare and Medicaid benefits. She has represented beneficiaries in numerous class action lawsuits that expanded their rights to procedural protections when health services are denied. She was lead counsel in Grijalva v. Shalala, 152 F.3d 1115 (9th Cir. 1998), cert.granted, vacated and remanded, 119 S.Ct. 1573 (U.S. May 3, 1999), judgment vacated and remanded, 185 F.3d 1075 (9th Cir. Sept. 1, 1999), settlement approved, CIV 93-711 TUC ACM (D.Ariz. Dec. 5, 2000), which expanded appeal protections for Medicare HMO enrollees across the country. More recently she represented the Arizona class plaintiffs in Ball v. Rodgers, 492 F.3d 1094 (9th Cir. 2007), which recognized the right of HCBS recipients to sue the State Medicaid agency to obtain timely and reliable home care services.

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