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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

Elizabeth Duckrow began her professional career as a first grade teacher in San Pedro Sula, Honduras and ended it 38 years later as a school counselor in New Haven, Connecticut. During these years, Mrs. Duckrow worked with a variety of different and diverse school populations: In Falls Church, Virginia as a Crisis Intervention Counselor, in … 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

Judith Feder is a professor of public policy and, from 1999 to 2008, served as dean of what is now the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. A nationally-recognized leader in health policy, Ms. Feder has made her mark on the nation’s health insurance system, through both scholarship and public service. A widely published … Read more

Sue Greeno joined the Center for Medicare Advocacy in 2015 with over 20 years of social justice and advocacy work under her belt. As a Medicare Advocate, Ms. Greeno works to improve health care access for all people who rely on Medicare, through personal advocacy and the delivery of CMA’s educational and outreach programs. Prior to joining The … Read more

Michael Ando is an attorney with the Center for Medicare Advocacy. He represents Medicare beneficiaries in appealing coverage denials of skilled nursing facility and home health care. Before joining the Center, Mr. Ando represented primarily indigent clients in post-conviction criminal and civil law at a firm. Prior to this, Mr. Ando worked at Better Business … 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

Paul Grabowski is an Attorney in the Center’s Connecticut office. He represents beneficiaries throughout the Medicare appeals system to obtain coverage for services that have been unfairly denied. Mr. Grabowski is a graduate of the Quinnipiac University School of Law, where he served as a member of the law review, and received graduation awards for academic … Read more

Kathleen Holt joined The Center for Medicare Advocacy in 2014 as Associate Director.  Ms. Holt began her career with CIGNA Insurance Company, developing insurance claim process improvement strategies. After obtaining her M.B.A. in Healthcare Management from the University of Connecticut, Ms. Holt helped protect patient rights and expand patient services as a hospital administrator – … Read more