Michelle L. Alexander: Applies the law in a healthy way

Michelle L. Alexander, a daughter of the twin island republic Trinidad and Tobago, is a corporate compliance officer at AgeWell New York.

Influenced by many distinguished attorneys in her native country, Ms. Alexander’s education at the University of the West Indies ultimately propelled her on the path to becoming a lawyer, hungry with a passion to make a difference and impact the future of the legal system.

Ms. Alexander was introduced to the healthcare industry as a former administrative law judge for a New York City agency where hearings were initiated by multiple agencies, including the New York State Department of Health. The complexity of the legislation and regulations governing healthcare juxtaposed with its direct impact on the quality of life of ordinary people piqued Ms. Alexander’s interest in delving deeper into the industry.

Pursuing her desire to create change and influence positive outcomes, in 2013 Ms. Alexander joined AgeWell New York, LLC health insurance plan coordinating managed long-term care for its Managed Long Term Care Plan and FIDA Plan enrollees, and also providing Medicare Advantage Plans to the Medicare and Medicaid populations.

As the corporate compliance officer, Ms. Alexander is ultimately responsible for the day-to-day implementation of AgeWell New York’s enterprise-wide Compliance Program, which is an organizational commitment to comply with all applicable Federal and State laws, regulations and guidelines governing health care and internal policies and procedures. Ms. Alexander ensures that AgeWell New York meets its regulatory requirements and conducts business with integrity.

Ms. Alexander is certified in Health Care Compliance.

She is a graduate of UWI’s Hugh Wooding Law School and the University of Georgia School of Law.

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