Nina S. Marshall, MSW, has an extensive background of behavioral healthcare services and Medicaid financing on a national, state, and community level. In her current position, Ms. Marshall is Director of Public Policy for the National Council for Behavioral Health, where she analyzes and interprets state and federal health care policy and provides technical assistance related to primary care and behavioral healthcare integration, including on Medicaid and Medicare financing. Recently, her work has centered on state planning for the integration of Medicare and Medicaid financing for the dual eligible population, diagnosis and procedure coding for integrated health services, and preparing behavioral health organizations for a new business environment under the Affordable Care Act. She also directs the Geriatric Technical Assistance Center, which is funded by the New York State Office of Mental Health to assist healthcare organizations with designing and implementing sustainable models of integrated healthcare for older adults.
Her prior experience includes child health benefit design and policy analysis for the District of Columbia’s Medicaid program, with a focus on behavioral healthcare and services for children with developmental disabilities. Ms. Marshall also directed the advocacy and social justice agenda for So Others Might Eat, a job training, housing, and healthcare organization for people experiencing homelessness.