Senior Healthcare Policy Specialist
With over 33 years of experience in healthcare, from the direct delivery of services to the development and administration of state policy, Tara Larson offers the clients of Cansler Collaborative Resources, Inc. a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the administration of state and federal policies and regulatory requirements. From her initial work in the State’s behavioral health facilities, to her ultimate responsibilities as Senior Deputy Director and Chief Clinical Operations Officer, and as interim Director of the State’s Medicaid program, Tara has an understanding of the issues related to healthcare administration and management that is virtually unequaled in North Carolina. Also included in her vast experience is her tenure as the Deputy Director of the NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services where she had responsibility for oversight of central office, state facilities, and local programs. Tara also worked in the NC Division of Information Resources Management where she had responsibilities for the development of policy related to information technology implementation within the NC Department of Health and Human Services and served as the Statewide HIPPA Coordinator for non-DHHS state agencies. Tara’s technical knowledge, combined with her facilitation skills and ability to focus on the real issues, continue to be of significant benefit to our clients.
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