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Stephanie Cannon-Jones
Senior Policy Analyst


Stephanie Cannon-Jones is a senior policy analyst at The Hilltop Institute. Her key responsibilities include analyzing data to determine Medicaid nursing home, home and community-based waiver services, and state plan services utilization.She is currently working on an evaluation of the Maryland Department of Aging Senior Care Program, and the Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports in Maryland Chart Book—an annual analysis of Medicaid expenditures and service utilization for participants of selected 1915c Medicaid waiver programs and Medicaid nursing facility residents. She recently completed an analysis of the Medicaid expenditures for persons with a history of traumatic brain injury while residing in a nursing facility. Ms. Cannon-Jones also worked as a focus group moderator and key informant interviewer for the Medicare Acute Care Demonstration program evaluation.

Previously, Ms. Cannon-Jones was a research analyst for the Maryland State Lottery Agency, where her responsibilities included conducting statistical analyses, analyzing survey data on customer satisfaction, and assisting in agency-wide strategic planning. Before that, she was a data processing quality assurance supervisor at the Motor Vehicle Administration and held a managerial position in management information systems with Good Shepherd Center and Friends of the Family Inc.

Ms. Cannon-Jones earned her master's degree in policy sciences from UMBC and her bachelor's degree in sociology from Delaware State University.