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Amber Christ

Managing Director, Health Advocacy

Amber leads Justice in Aging’s team of health attorneys and policy advocates in developing and implementing the team’s projects and initiatives to improve equitable access to health care and long-term services and supports for low-income and marginalized older adults across the country. Amber is a national Medicare and Medicaid expert with a focus on programs and policies impacting people who are dually eligible for both programs.

Her passion for policy advocacy is a result of her experience at Legal Aid of Western Missouri where she worked for six years helping low-income adults with issues accessing Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. She joined Justice in Aging in 2013 to identify and advocate for systemic solutions to the problems she saw her clients facing every day. Amber serves on the boards of the Family Caregiver Alliance and Legal Aid of Western Missouri.

She is a 2006 graduate of Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. Amber currently lives in Kansas City, Missouri with her husband and daughter and enjoys running, live music, VW buses, and taking photos.

State Bar Admissions: California, Illinois, and Missouri

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