Bonnie Woodard, Medicare Specialist

Bonnie has been on staff with Elder Law Practice of Timothy L. Takacs since 1999 as the Medicare Specialist. She assists clients and their families with health insurance decisions, questions, appeals, and resolution of problems. In a team-driven environment, she also contributes to long-term care planning for clients. Bonnie is editor of the client newsletter, The Anchor, participates in and coordinates community outreach activities, and serves as project director for the Time Out Workshop continuing education workshop.

Bonnie has a 20-year work history in the administration of Medicare. The majority of her 17 years with Medicare Part B were spent in Program Integrity and Public Relations. In 1996, she moved into the managed care field and was instrumental in laying the groundwork for Medicare managed care in Tennessee. Bonnie received her AA degree from Volunteer State Community College in 1975 and completed course work at Western Kentucky University through 1977.