Lily Schmidt-Swartz joined the Medicare Rights Center in August 2022 as a Client Services Associate. As a Client Services Associate, Lily assists beneficiaries on the Medicare Rights Center’s national helpline, provides supervision to Medicare Rights Center’s volunteers, assists with benefit enrollments, and conducts outreach to eligible individuals. Lily is passionate about helping individuals safeguard their rights to public medical services.
Prior to working at the Medicare Rights Center, Lily spent two years at the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)’s Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program (EFLRP), where she assisted low-income New Yorkers with accessing Medicaid and Medicare services. During her first year in NYLAG-EFLRP, Lily served as an Avodah Service Corps Member. In her second year, she moved on to work in the ICAN portion of the unit, where she guided Medicaid members with their Managed Long Term Care issues.
Lily is earning an MPA in Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She holds a BA from Brandeis University.