Funder: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
March 2012 | Profile
In their role as effectively the “CEOs” of the largest health insurers in their states, Medicaid directors are positioned to influence the delivery of higher-quality, more cost-effective services across the health care system.
This brief video, produced by the Medicaid Leadership Institute through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, showcases the innovative efforts of three pioneering Medicaid leaders. The video, and an accompanying series of profiles, feature Medicaid directors who are spearheading strategies to transform and improve health care delivery throughout their states.
The profiled directors are alumni of the Medicaid Leadership Institute. The innovative pursuits of these directors are reflective of the work of Medicaid directors across the country to improve the quality and cost effectiveness of health care services for millions of Americans.
Read the Medicaid Innovation Profiles:
- Leading New Jersey’s Medicaid Care Delivery Transformation – Details the leadership role of New Jersey’s Medicaid director Valerie Harr in rethinking how care is organized for the state’s Medicaid beneficiaries.
- Medicaid’s Pivotal Role in Leading Oregon’s Health Care Transformation – Details the role of Oregon’s Medicaid director Judy Mohr Peterson in the innovative restructuring of the statewide health care delivery system.
- Pioneering Care Management Solutions for Tennessee’s Medicaid Program – Details the role of Tennessee’s Medicaid director Darin Gordon in advancing a fully integrated approach to care for Medicaid beneficiaries throughout the state.
- Advancing Innovations in Health Care Delivery for 11 Million+ Californians – Details the role of California’s Medicaid Director Toby Douglas in leading innovations to improve the nation’s largest state Medicaid program.