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Jennifer M. Smith

by Rachad Davis

September 16, 2016

Director, Division of Analysis, Policy & Strategy, Medicare Part C & D Oversight and Enforcement Group,
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Jennifer Smith is the Director of the Division of Analysis, Policy and Strategy in CMS’ Medicare Oversight & Enforcement Group. Jennifer joined CMS in 1998 as a Presidential Management Intern and has spent much of her career focusing on Medicare contractor and plan oversight, operations and compliance.  She has held a variety of positions within CMS’ Program Integrity Group, Medicare Enrollment and Appeals Group, the Employer Policy & Operations Group, and her current Group’s predecessor, the Program Compliance and Oversight Group.  In her current position, Jennifer is responsible for developing the audit strategy for the Medicare Advantage, Prescription Drug and PACE programs, as well as developing audit, enforcement and compliance program effectiveness policy for the MA and Part D programs. Jennifer received her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and her Master’s degree in Public Administration, both from the University of Delaware.