Board of Directors

Judith Chamberlain, MD, FAAFP

Judith Chamberlain, MD, FAAFP
Chair, Board of Directors, Institute for Medicaid Innovation
Chair, National Advisory Board, Institute for Medicaid Innovation
Retired Family Physician
Retired Senior Medical Director, Aetna Medicaid

"As long as we have a multi-payer, profit-based system to pay for healthcare in this country we will have people who cannot afford insurance or who fall in the gap between eligibility for Medicaid and eligibility for subsidy on the Exchanges. Medicaid will remain our safety net for people in poverty and near-poverty for the foreseeable future."

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Karen Dale, RN, MSN

Karen Dale, RN, MSN
Member, Board of Directors, Institute for Medicaid Innovation
Market President
AmeriHealth Caritas DC

"Medicaid will remain a strong program with an emphasis on value-based payment, strategic collaboration with community stakeholders to address social risk factors and, the democratization of data such that predictive analytics and sophisticated modeling is available to providers to improve treatment planning and population health."

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Janet Grant

Janet Grant
Member, Board of Directors, Institute for Medicaid Innovation
Regional Vice President, Great Plains Region
Aetna Medicaid

"Medicaid is a critical safety net program providing nearly 70M Americans with access to quality health care. Medicaid health plans coordinate the care for the majority of Medicaid consumers and are a site for innovative practices to improve care."

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Wendy Morriarty, RN, MPH

Wendy Morriarty, RN, MPH
Vice President, Chief Medicaid Officer, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield

"The size and scope of Medicaid is often overlooked in the broader discussions of healthcare transformation in America. In the next decade, Medicaid is predicted to be a trillion-dollar program with over 80 million lives covered. One in five residents across the country is covered by Medicaid, providing coverage for 50% of births and over 60% of the costs for Long Term Care facilities. It is the single largest funding source for behavioral health services. Without a focus on Medicaid innovation, a vast portion of our healthcare system would be overlooked putting our most vulnerable citizens at risk."

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Kelly Munson

Kelly Munson
Member, Board of Directors, Institute for Medicaid Innovation
Executive Vice President, Medicaid, WellCare Health Plans

"As our healthcare system continues to evolve, it’s important for Medicaid plans to provide access to comprehensive, integrated programs that address the needs of the whole member as well as their families, caregivers and local communities. By leveraging the latest technologies, capabilities and innovations, we can develop better solutions that make big changes in our industry and positively influence the health and well-being of the nation’s Medicaid members."

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National Advisory Board

The Institute for Medicaid Innovation’s National Advisory Board is composed of a multi-disciplinary group of national leaders and experts representing the federal government, academic and non-academic research institutions, patient advocacy organizations, clinician groups, and Medicaid patients/families with extensive expertise in one or many areas of health services research, implementation science, Medicaid populations, health disparities, community engagement, and patient advocacy.

Jennifer E. Moore, PhD, RN

Jennifer E. Moore, PhD, RN
Founding Executive Director
Institute for Medicaid Innovation

"To improve Medicaid through innovative models, we must first know what is working and not working well in the program. This process begins by engaging Medicaid enrollees and their families as key partners by listening, learning, and understanding their experiences and perspectives."

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Judith Chamberlain, MD, FAAFP

Judith Chamberlain, MD, FAAFP
Chair, Board of Directors, Institute for Medicaid Innovation
Chair, National Advisory Board, Institute for Medicaid Innovation
Retired Family Physician
Retired Senior Medical Director, Aetna Medicaid

"As long as we have a multi-payer, profit-based system to pay for healthcare in this country we will have people who cannot afford insurance or who fall in the gap between eligibility for Medicaid and eligibility for subsidy on the Exchanges. Medicaid will remain our safety net for people in poverty and near-poverty for the foreseeable future."

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Karen Dale, RN, MSN

Karen Dale, RN, MSN
Member, Board of Directors, Institute for Medicaid Innovation
Market President
AmeriHealth Caritas DC

"Medicaid will remain a strong program with an emphasis on value-based payment, strategic collaboration with community stakeholders to address social risk factors and, the democratization of data such that predictive analytics and sophisticated modeling is available to providers to improve treatment planning and population health."

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Anne De Biasi, MHA

Anne De Biasi, MHA
Director of Policy Development
Trust for America’s Health

"Medicaid is a leader in providing high quality, value-based care to low-income citizens and thus IMI can be a leading force in driving delivery and payment system innovation."

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Karen George, MD, MPH, FACOG

Karen George, MD, MPH, FACOG
Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at George Washington University

"Medicaid is a vital support system for women and their families before, during, and after pregnancy. Innovation in payment and delivery is critical for attaining the provision of high-value care focused on reducing maternal morbidity, mortality and disparities across the U.S."

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Don Goldmann, MD

Don Goldmann, MD
Vice Chair, National Advisory Board, Institute for Medicaid Innovation
Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

"Policy and payment alone cannot guarantee effective delivery of care without innovation in implementation and scale-up of effective prevention and care practices."

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Gail Graham

Gail Graham
Director, Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church HIV/AIDS Ministry-Outreach Services
Certified HIV/AIDS tester and counselor, Jacques Initiative
Global Representative, Johns Hopkins University
AIDS Clinical Trials Community Advisory Board
Board Member, Johns Hopkins University's HIV Prevention Trials Network
Patient Consultant, The University of Maryland PATIENTS Program

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Pooja Mittal, DO

Pooja Mittal, DO
Medical Director, HealthNet
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Stanford School of Medicine
Perinatal HIV Expert Consultant, Clinicians Consultation Center, UCSF (University of California, San Francisco)

"Medicaid has long been the safety net for vulnerable populations in our country. As we continue to push for expansion of Medicaid coverage, we must focus on health equity as a goal so that we can create measurable improved health outcomes and a healthier nation for everyone."

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Kelly Munson

Kelly Munson
Member, Board of Directors, Institute for Medicaid Innovation
Executive Vice President, Medicaid, WellCare Health Plans

""As our healthcare system continues to evolve, it’s important for Medicaid plans to provide access to comprehensive, integrated programs that address the needs of the whole member as well as their families, caregivers and local communities. By leveraging the latest technologies, capabilities and innovations, we can develop better solutions that make big changes in our industry and positively influence the health and well-being of the nation’s Medicaid members.""

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James Perrin MD, FAAP

James Perrin MD, FAAP
Past President, American Academy of Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
John C. Robinson Chair in Pediatrics
Associate Chair, MassGeneral Hospital for Children

"Medicaid, now the largest health care program for many U.S. populations, has a critical opportunity to transform health care and well-being of Medicaid recipients with new incentives to address life course outcomes and social and community determinants of health."

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Eric C. Schneider MD MSc

Eric C. Schneider MD MSc
Senior Vice President, Policy and Research
The Commonwealth Fund

"Medicaid programs must innovate because they tackle the most challenging health problems."

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Benjamin Sommers, MD, PhD

Benjamin Sommers, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Health Policy & Economics
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Brigham & Women's Hospital

"Under the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid’s role will continue to grow and the program will become a part of the general fabric of healthcare for low-income and working class families across the country."

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Nicole Truhe

Nicole Truhe
Director, Thought Leadership
UnitedHealthcare Community & State

"As the conversation largely shifts to one of how to strengthen and enhance Medicaid’s long-term viability as the safety net public medical assistance program it was originally envisioned to be, health plans have the opportunity to serve as a key partner in developing innovative and forward looking initiatives that effectively address the needs of the individuals and families it serves."

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Robert Wergin, MD

Robert Wergin, MD
Past-President, American Academy of Family Physicians
Chair, American Academy of Family Physicians

"For Medicaid to remain viable as a program it must innovate to what works, ultimately to share best practices that can change not only Medicaid health care delivery but in a larger sense change and improve health care for our nation. IMI will play an important role in that evolution."

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