Rachel Richards

Senior Vice President, Government Programs & Government Relations

“I stand with Caregiver Nation by valuing family caregivers for their many contributions, and by enabling States and managed care organizations to deliver solutions that support caregivers to do what they do best.” Rachel leads Seniorlink's business development activities in government programs working primarily with State Medicaid agencies and managed care organizations to implement solutions that support family caregivers. She also develops and implements our engagement strategy with State and Federal agencies. Her career in health care administration includes more than 20 years with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Rachel served a dual role as the Director of the Office of Long Term Care for the Medicaid agency and as Assistant Secretary for the Executive Office of Elder Affairs, directing the administration of Medicaid, State, and Federally-funded programs that deliver home, community and institutional long-term services and supports for older adults and people with disabilities through fee-for-service and fully-integrated (Medicaid and Medicare) delivery systems.