Manda Wong

As the Senior Analyst for The Health Policy Group, L.L.C., Ms. Wong has significant expertise in Medicare and Medicaid.  She has worked on policy development, program financing, reimbursement systems, and the technical operational aspects of both programs.

Ms. Wong has specific experience with the design and development of Federal and State demonstration projects.  Among others, Ms. Wong has worked on a Medicare demonstration project testing care management for high cost beneficiaries and statewide Medicaid disease management pilots.  In addition, she has helped write and prepare grant applications and responses to Requests for Proposals issued by state Medicaid agencies, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 

Throughout her tenure at The Health Policy Group, Ms. Wong has advised clients on the formulation and implementation of health care policy.  She is knowledgeable about the Federal budget, authorization, and appropriations processes, having helped successfully secure funding and policy outcomes in Federal public health programs.  She has been responsible for planning legislative and regulatory strategy, developing advocacy materials, and representing clients before congressional and Administrative officials across a broad spectrum of issues.      

Ms. Wong holds a masters degree in public affairs from the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of the University of Minnesota.