by Jasmine Phiri
August 13, 2020
Senior Advisor, CMS Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office (MMCO),
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Marla currently works as a senior advisor in the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office. Her work focuses on the Capitated Financial Alignment Demonstration initiative and D-SNP integration. Prior to joining the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office, she held a variety of positions within the Medicare Drug Benefit and C & D Data Group. She served as Director of the Division of Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Management where she worked on the implementation of the Medicare Part D Coverage Gap Discount Program. Prior to her work with the Coverage Gap, Ms. Rothouse served as the technical lead for the Drug Benefit Group on the annual Medicare Part D applications.
Prior to her work at CMS, she held positions in nonprofit organizations and state government. Her position prior to joining CMS was with the State of New Jersey’s Washington, D.C. Office of the Governor where she focused on health, education and welfare issues. Other work included government affairs with the State of Maryland’s Washington, D.C. Office of the Governor, and the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Ms. Rothouse received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, and her Juris Doctorate and Master’s in Business Administration degree from The University of Baltimore.