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Rachel Shuman

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Senior Program Coordinator
Rachel Shuman joined the Medicare Rights Center in 2018. As Senior Program Coordinator, she coordinates the Medicare Rights Center’s membership in two New York State programs: Independent Consumer Advocacy Network (ICAN) and Community Health Access to Mental Health and Addiction Program (CHAMP). Rachel counsels Medicare beneficiaries on their coverage options with a focus on dual-eligibles. She advocates for access to medical services, including home and community-based services, durable medical equipment, mental health care, and substance use treatment.

Rachel is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) with a degree from the Columbia University School of Social Work and a B.A. from Barnard College. She is a certified social work field instructor and supervises MSW student interns. In her off-time, she enjoys yoga, playing with her two cats, and cooking.


Getting Medicare Right

The Medicare Rights Center is a national, nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs, and public policy initiatives.

Since 1989, we’ve been helping people with Medicare understand their rights and benefits, navigate the Medicare system, and secure the quality health care they deserve. We strive to be the most reliable source of independent, unbiased Medicare information in the United States.