Teneil Brown is a programmer at The Hilltop Institute. She creates and manages several SAS programs to manipulate the Maryland Medicaid data files in order to complete ad hoc data requests and other monthly reports for internal and external clients. She also works with policy analysts to provide technical support and fulfill data requests pertaining to Maryland’s Medicaid population. In addition, Ms. Brown performs monthly updates to Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS 2) and WebFOCUS databases.
Prior to becoming a programmer, Ms. Brown worked at Hilltop as a graduate research assistant. As such, she worked with policy analysts to prepare several data analyses and reports for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH), and other state agencies. She created a SAS macro program to generate and automate the process for the Medicaid Rare and Expensive Case Management (REM) quarterly reports and used SAS to calculate utilization and prevalence rates for different sub-groups of the Maryland Medicaid population for the annual HealthChoice Evaluation. Before joining Hilltop, Ms. Brown gained experience as a research assistant at Morgan State University. She also has teaching experience; she has tutored students in microeconomics, macroeconomics, Spanish, and financial literacy.
Ms. Brown earned her MA in economic policy analysis from UMBC and her BSc in economics from Morgan State University.