Caroline Farrell is an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Division at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In this role, she is primarily responsible for providing advice and counsel to CMS on legal issues arising under the Medicaid program. Other areas of her practice include advising CMS’ Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office on its Financial Alignment Initiative and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation on ACO models. Prior to joining OGC, Caroline served as an analyst in the Medicare Drug & Health Plan Contract Administration Group at CMS. Caroline received a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Public Health degree from the George Washington University, and her J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law, where she served on the Maryland Law Review.