NCOA Public Policy Staff
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NCOA Public Policy Staff


Questions on current legislation or on how you can be a more effective advocate? Please feel free to contact us!

Howard Bedlin
Vice President, Public Policy and Advocacy
(202) 479-6685

  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Access to Benefits
  • Health Reform

Marci Phillips
Director, Public Policy and Advocacy
(202) 479-6658

  • Economic Security and Workforce Development
  • Older Americans Act
  • Federal Funding for Seniors Programs

Joe Caldwell
Director, Long-Term Services and Supports Policy
(202) 600-3153

  • Long-Term Services and Supports
  • Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services

Leslie Fried
Director, Policy & Programs
(202) 479-6678

  • Medicare
  • Benefits Access

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Public Policy Priorities

See the issues we're fighting for in the 113th Congress, including the budget, Older Americans Act, and long-term services and supports.