Elaine Wong Eakin

Elaine Wong Eakin, JD, started helping people with Medicare in 2005 when Medicare Part D was launched and Part C was renamed Medicare Advantage. On staff with a local State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), she went all over San Francisco giving presentations about Part D and other Medicare topics.
Currently a licensed health agent, she draws on her knowledge and more than 15 years of experience with the Medicare benefits counseling program. She also teaches health care insurance at UC Berkeley Extension and works with a non-profit, After-Innocence, that helps exonerees transition to life after wrongful incarceration.