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Renée Markus Hodin, JD, is deputy director of Community Catalyst’s Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation. In this role, she works to establish a powerful and effective consumer voice at all levels of the health care system in order to make it more responsive to consumers, particularly those who are most vulnerable. Prior to joining the Center, Ms. Hodin served as the director of the Voices for Better Health project, which brought a consumer voice to the design and implementation of new programs aimed at providing better coordinated, comprehensive, high-quality care to Medicare-Medicaid beneficiaries (“dual eligibles”). Her expertise extends to other areas of health care including hospital free care and community benefits and health care conversions. Before joining Community Catalyst in 1998, Ms. Hodin served as a special assistant attorney general in the civil litigation department of the Vermont Attorney General’s Office. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Maryland School of Law.
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