Barbara Lyons, Ph.D., is a leading expert on Medicaid and Medicare policy issues, with more than 30 years of experience working for nonprofit organizations. She specializes in identifying emerging health policy issues; designing, conducting and collaborating on real-time, people- oriented policy research; and disseminating findings to the policy community through publications, convenings, presentations, testimony, and briefings. Before founding Cascada Consulting, Barbara was a senior vice president at the Kaiser Family Foundation, where she directed the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured and previously served on the Commonwealth Fund Commission on Elderly People Living Alone. Barbara has a Ph.D. in health policy and finance from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Leading Expert on Medicaid and Medicare policy issues