Sydney joined Capstone in 2019 and is an Analyst on the Healthcare Team. Prior to joining Capstone, Sydney worked for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an Attorney Advisor for the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals. Prior to that, Sydney served as Assistant Counsel for the US Senate Sergeant at Arms, Office of the General Counsel. Sydney has a deep institutional knowledge of Medicare policy (Parts A, B, C, D and Part D-IRMAA), Medicaid, and other government and private payers. She is a Medicare regulatory compliance expert with extensive experience in administrative investigations, healthcare financial management, medical billing, facility and professional fee billing, clinical documentation and reimbursement. She is an active member of the DC Bar, the US Supreme Court Bar, and the American Health Lawyers Association. She is a native Washingtonian who holds a JD from Texas Southern University and dual BAs in Political Science and Spanish Literature from Hampton University.