Justin Senior


Deputy Secretary for Medicaid


Justin Senior is the deputy secretary for Medicaid at Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration; a position he has held since September 2011. In this role, he supervises over 500 employees in the administration of the Florida Medicaid program. He oversees an annual budget of roughly $21 billion to provide health care to more than 3.3 million people across the state. Prior to this role, he served as the Agency’s general counsel from 2008-2011 and chief appellate counsel from 2007-2008.

Prior to joining Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration, Mr. Senior had his own law practice in Gainesville Florida from 2000 through 2007. His firm represented individuals and businesses in all aspects of administrative proceedings; civil litigation, including federal and state civil rights cases; and appeals. From 1998-2000, Mr. Senior worked in the Boca Raton office of Proskauer Rose, LLP focusing on labor and employment cases, including federal civil ligation. He began his professional career in 1996 in Ft. Lauderdale at the law firm of Panza, Maurer, Maynard & Neel, PA.

Mr. Senior earned a law degree, with honors, from the University of Florida College of Law, and a bachelor’s degree in history from McGill University.

Leadership Project

Develop a strategy for the transition to a streamlined, comprehensive managed care program that better serves Florida beneficiaries