Rachel Frazier is a Borchard Law and Aging Fellow at the National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC) and Whitman Walker Clinic (WWC) in the District of Columbia. After serving as an Americorps Vista working with uninsured individuals, Ms. Frazier pursued a career in law and public benefits. She earned a JD and Master of Public Health from Harvard in June 2010. In the summer of 2009, Ms. Frazier was the Herbert Semmel Elder Law Fellow with AARP Foundation Litigation, where she worked on Medicaid litigation. She currently engages in direct representation of SSI recipients at WWC and SSI policy advocacy at NSCLC.
In The News
NSCLC Executive Director Kevin Prindiville calls on Congress in his latest Huffington Post blog to act to update the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program to help low-income seniors like Dollie.
NSCLC Directing Attorney Eric Carlson is quoted in a Nov. 19, 2014 article in Governing concerning Medicaid reimbursement for care outside nursing homes.
Dollie, 73, lives solely on income from Supplemental Social Security for all of her living expenses. But the program needs an update. Watch Dollie’s story and then help NSCLC restore this important poverty program.
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