Merle Edwards-Orr, PhD

Merle Edwards-Orr, PhD, serves as a HCBS TA Subject Matter Expert on the TA for HCBS & PASRR Programs Contract administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. After a career in higher education and health care, Dr. Edwards-Orr, oversaw self-direction programs. He also worked on developing a self-directed option for all veterans needing LTC.