Erin Weir Lakhmani

Erin Weir Lakhmani

Researcher
Areas of Expertise
  • Medicare and Medicaid Policy
  • Integrated Care for Dually Eligible (Medicare-Medicaid) Beneficiaries
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Long-Term Services and Supports
Topics
  • Medicaid and CHIP
  • Medicare
  • State Health Programs
About Erin

Erin Weir Lakhmani serves in key roles on a variety of technical assistance and qualitative research projects regarding Medicare and Medicaid program design and oversight, particularly related to dually eligible (Medicare-Medicaid) beneficiaries. Her expertise includes Medicaid managed care and integrated care models for dually eligible beneficiaries and long-term services and supports.  

The majority of Lakhmani’s work at Mathematica focuses on developing and improving programs for dually eligible beneficiaries, particularly programs aimed at providing more integrated care for this population, and analyzing eligibility, enrollment, and participation in these programs. She also assists with research and technical assistance projects regarding federal and state oversight of Medicaid managed care programs, including the development of a toolkit for states on Medicaid encounter data validation.

Lakhmani serves as an appointed member of the Illinois state Medicaid Advisory Committee’s Public Education Subcommittee and an adjunct lecturer at the University of Chicago, teaching health policy and aging to master’s degree students in the university’s School of Social Service Administration. She holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Michigan.

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