Cindy Mann Appointed Director of the Center for Medicaid and State Operations

U. S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently announced the appointment of Cindy Mann to serve as Director of the Center for Medicaid and State Operations (CMSO), part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).  Secretary Sebelius announced the appointment May 29, 2009.

Prior to her appointment, Mann most recently served as a research professor and executive director of the Center for Children and Families at Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute. From 1999-2001, Ms. Mann was the director of the Family and Children’s Health Program Group at the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), now the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. In that capacity, she directed, at the federal level, the implementation and oversight of the Medicaid program with respect to families, children, and pregnant women, and oversaw the implementation of CHIP. Prior to her work at HCFA, Ms. Mann led the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities’ federal and state health policy work. She also has extensive state-level experience, having worked on health care, welfare, and public finance issues in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York. She holds a law degree from New York University School of Law.

Cynthia Marcotte Stamer and other attorneys practicing with Curran Tomko Tarski LLP are experienced advising and representing health industry clients about federal and state regulatory, reimbursement, grant, enforcement and other health industry risk management and compliance concerns.   If you have questions about these matters, please contact Ms. Stamer at 214.270.2402.

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