FHCA Welcomes Susan E. Anderson as Director of Government Affairs
The Florida Health Care Association is pleased to announce that public policy expert Susan E. Anderson has joined the team as Director of Government Affairs.
Susan will work under the direction of Senior Director of Government Affairs/Chief Lobbyist Toby Philpot and will assist with advancing the Association’s legislative agenda. She’ll also support members with regulatory compliance and liaison with the agencies providing state and federal oversight of long term care facilities.
“Susan brings a wealth of legislative, regulatory and policy experience, and we’re confident that her knowledge and expertise will contribute greatly to our members’ goals to continuously enhance the quality care they deliver,” said Emmett Reed, chief executive officer for FHCA.
Susan comes to FHCA from LeadingAge Florida, where she served as the Director of Assisted Living Public Policy. She has held positions of the Vice President of Public Policy for the Florida Senior Living Association and as Assistant General Counsel and General Counsel in programs within the Florida Department of Elder Affairs. Susan has experience in developing public policy, advising on regulatory compliance, legislative activities, rulemaking, contracting, and public employment litigation.
“I’m excited to join such a dynamic and well-respected group of individuals,” said Anderson. “I look forward to using my experience to support our members as they work to navigate the challenges of operating in a COVID environment and maintain their focus on improving the lives of Florida’s seniors.”
ABOUT THE FLORIDA HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION
The Florida Health Care Association (FHCA) is a federation that serves nearly 1,000 members and represents more than 500 long-term care facilities that provide skilled nursing, post-acute and subacute care, short-term rehab, assisted living, and other services to the elderly and individuals with disabilities in Florida. The mission of FHCA is to advance the quality of services, image, professional development, and financial stability of its members. As Florida’s first and largest advocacy organization for long-term care providers and the elderly they serve, the Association has worked diligently since 1954 to assist its members with continuously improving quality of care and quality of life for the state’s growing elder care population. For more information about the Florida Health Care Association, visit http://www.fhca.org.