Marie Hinds serves as the director of Government Relations Director in Parallon’s Medicaid eligibility operations. In this role, she researches Medicaid regulation from a federal and state perspective for 22 states, and communicates with all levels of leadership. In addition, she strives for open communication and collaboration with state Medicaid leaders.
In the past 17 years, she has learned the Medicaid application process in Florida, Kentucky, and Ohio eventually becoming the director of Medicaid eligibility operations for a 22-hospital health system. In that role she was in charge of operationalizing Medicaid expansion, the health system’s charity program, and 501r among many other challenging projects. Understanding Medicaid policy and operations led Marie to her current role, which continues to drive her enthusiasm and love of Medicaid eligibility.