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Jane Sung, JD

Senior Strategic Policy Advisor

Areas of Expertise

Private health insurance, health insurance market reforms, Medicare Advantage, and Medicare supplement insurance 


Jane Sung is a senior strategic policy advisor with AARP’s Public Policy Institute (PPI), where she focuses on private health insurance issues impacting adults ages 50 and older, including health insurance market reforms, Medicare Advantage, Medicare supplement insurance, and employer and retiree coverage.

Before joining PPI in 2014, Jane served as health policy counsel at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, where she worked with state insurance regulators to develop standards related to Medicare supplement insurance, private long-term care insurance, Medicare private plans, and consumer information issues under the Affordable Care Act. Previously, she served as legislative assistant and senior policy advisor to US House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer for health care, long-term care, and disability issues. Jane also handled Rep. Hoyer’s responsibilities as a member of the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee. She began her career with the Maryland Governor’s Office, where she handled health care issues, including Medicaid, in the state’s federal relations office.

Jane received her law degree from American University’s Washington College of Law and her bachelor’s degree from Boston University. She is a member of the Maryland Bar.

Selected Publication

J. Sung, O. Dean, and C. Noel-Miller, “Health Insurance Cost-Sharing Reductions are Critical to Ensuring Affordable Health Care for Older Adults”, AARP Public Policy Institute, Washington, DC, 2017. J. Sung and O. Dean, “Impact of Changing the Age Rating Limit for Health Insurance Premiums,” AARP Public Policy Institute, Washington, DC, 2017.

J. Sung, L. Walker, and O. Dean, “Adequate Premium Tax Credits are Vital to Maintain Access to Affordable Health Coverage for Older Adults,” AARP Public Policy Institute, Washington, DC, 2017.

C. Noel-Miller and J. Sung, “In Health Reform, Stakes are High for Older Americans with Preexisting Health Conditions,” AARP Public Policy Institute, Washington DC, 2017.

J. Sung, L. Flowers, O. Dean, M. Buettgens, “Who’s Gained Affordable Care Act Coverage with Financial Help,” AARP Public Policy Insitute, Washington DC, 2017.

J. Sung and L. Skopec, “Monitoring the Impact of Health Reform on Americans Ages 50–64,” AARP Public Policy Institute, Washington, DC, 2015.

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