CMS Leadership

Acting Administrator

Liz Richter

Acting Administrator

Liz Richter is the Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 

Liz has served with CMS since 1990. She began in the Bureau of Policy Development working on inpatient hospital payment policy. She subsequently worked on a variety of Medicare payment issues. In 1998, Liz moved to the Office of Financial Management, where in 2001 she became Director of the Financial Services Group. In 2003, she became Director of the Hospital and Ambulatory Policy Group in the Center for Medicare Management and became Deputy Director of the Center for Medicare in 2007.