Named a “40 Under 40 Rising Star” by City & State, Eric J. Henderson employs his expert knowledge of the State’s healthcare landscape on behalf of his clients as Director of Policy at Cordo & Company.
Eric has spent the last decade navigating the intricacies of the State’s healthcare policies, with particular expertise in the areas of Medicaid delivery, policy, and compliance. In his time with C&C, Eric has been a leader on successful advocacy campaigns for nonprofits, federally qualified health centers, organ donor networks, and health care workers unions. Eric matches his persistent advocacy with outstanding research chops, and takes great satisfaction in seeing “how all the pieces fit together.”
Prior to joining C&C in 2014, Eric worked for the nonprofit organization Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan Inc., most recently as the Senior Compliance Lead for State Funded Programs. In that role he managed the delivery of multiple changes to the Medicaid business with direction from New York State and the Medicaid Redesign Team. Working closely with Medical Affairs senior staff and Legal Counsel, Eric helped ensure quality care to the highest need populations while ensuring that the organization met the guidelines of the Medicaid Delivery system. Additionally, he developed internal policy and procedure guidelines for staff throughout the organization.
Eric is a graduate of SUNY Albany, receiving his B.A. in 1998. He holds certification in medical coding practice, and is a longtime resident of downtown Albany.