Office of the Actuary, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Rick Andrews has been a programmer/analyst for nearly twenty years and has worked in the healthcare industry since the turn of the century. He has experience in a variety of roles such as information systems specialist, health insurance specialist, senior data analyst, engineering analyst, systems designer, team leader, and mentor. He works in an array of computing environments such as mainframe, UNIX, and Windows® and his strongest technical skills are SAS® programming and the Structure Query Language (SQL).
Rick works in the Office of the Actuary for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and along with his wife Kim, is the organizer of the CMS SAS User Group. He has trained hundreds of users over the years and meets on a monthly basis to continuously train others, which helps to keep CMS economists, statisticians, actuaries and health specialists on the cutting edge of their fields.
And when his work by day is complete, Rick protects citizens from healthcare obscurity as...