Christine Hummel, Esq. is the President and founder of Hummel Consultation Services, a legal consultation practice specializing in the application of the Medicare Secondary Payer Act. An active attorney with licensure in the state of Colorado, she earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Denver in May 2000. Christine focused her internships on Medicare compliance for two years before earning her degree, and continues to practice in this field of law. In 2002 Christine opened her own firm. With seventeen years of experience, Christine is a published author and popular speaker on a wide array of topics related to Medicare compliance. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association, and the ABA Health Law Section, and includes with her legal experience work in Medicaid, probate, and elder law. Christine donates a significant amount of volunteer time giving presentations on the roles of women throughout multiple time periods in history.