CMS Leadership

Federal Coordinated Health Care Office

Sara Vitolo

Deputy Director
(410) 786-5714

Sara Vitolo is the Deputy Director for the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office (MMCO) within the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Office was established under the Affordable Care Act to improve services for individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. Prior to joining MMCO in 2015, Sara worked at the White House Office of Management and Budget in the Health Division, where she focused on Medicare policy. Within CMS, Sara previously served as Special Assistant to the Principal Deputy Administrator of CMS, as Acting Deputy Director of the Medicare Division of Acute Care, and as an analyst in the Medicare Division of Practitioner Services working on Physician Fee Schedule payment policy. Prior to Federal service, Sara worked on global health systems strengthening and maternal and child health programs at IntraHealth International. Sara received a BS in Biology from Stonehill College and an MSPH in Health Policy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.