Vice President, Integrated Care

Michelle Herman Soper, MHS, is vice president of integrated care at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS).  In this role, she oversees a portfolio of CHCS’ work to improve care delivery and financing for individuals who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, those in need of long-term services and supports, and those with complex needs. Prior to this role, Ms. Soper served as director of integrated care at CHCS. Ms. Soper leads CHCS’ efforts for Promoting Integrated Care for Dual Eligibles and provides senior advisory support for the Integrated Care Resource Center initiative.

Prior to CHCS, Ms. Soper served as special assistant to the executive director and the acting director of communications for the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC). Previously, she served as special projects coordinator for the Office of Chronic and Long-Term Care within the District of Columbia’s Department of Health Care Finance, where she led projects to improve the delivery of long-term care and care for chronic conditions. She also held posts at Avalere Health and the National Conference of State Legislatures. She has considerable experience working with government, nonprofit, and private sector stakeholders on Medicaid finance, delivery, managed care, and other related federal and state health policy issues.

Ms. Soper has a master’s degree in health science from The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Tufts University.