Wendy Morriarty, RN, MPH

Vice President, Chief Medicaid Officer, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield

Wendy Morriarty, RN, MPH, is the Vice President, Chief Medicaid Officer for Government Programs at Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey, which currently serves over 800K Medicaid members and Medicare members. Wendy is the P&L owner for the Medicaid program and is responsible for leading the strategic direction for Clinical Operations delivery and Clinical Programs integration.  Wendy is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction for clinical operations delivery including Medicaid Care Management Programs, Managed Long Term Care Services and Supports (MLTSS) and Dual Special Needs Programs.  She has a passion for implementing innovation solutions to assist in meeting the healthcare and psychosocial needs of our communities’ most vulnerable populations. 

Wendy brings over 20 years of health care experience. Prior to her joining Horizon, she held the position of Senior Vice President at Navvis Healthcare where she provided end to end total population health management solutions for health systems, health plans and physician networks.  Wendy has also held the position of Hawaii State President at WellCare Health Plans which served Medicaid, MLTSS, Specialty Medicaid Behavioral Health and Medicare Advantage Members.  She previously served as the Policy Chair for the Hawaii Association of Health Plans. She currently is on the Board of Medicaid Health Plans of America, MHPA, and serves as Finance Chair. 

Wendy received her Master’s degree from University of South Florida in Public Health, Health Care Management and Organizations and a Bachelor’s degree in Human Biology from State University of New York, Albany.  She has presented nationally on health care topics including on Managed Long Term Care Services and Supports Programs at the annual Medicaid Managed Care Congress.