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Medicaid Directors

Medicaid Directors oversee Medicaid and CHIP programs governed by federal rules but tailored to the needs of each state. The 56 members of the association represent all 50 states, the District of Columbia and all U.S. territories. You can find a downloadable pdf here.

Alabama

Stephanie Azar

Commissioner

Alabama Medicaid
State of Alabama, Alabama Medicaid Agency
501 Dexter Avenue, PO Box 5624
Montgomery, AL 36103-5624
AL

NAMD Region South

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Alaska

Emily Ricci

Deputy Commissioner

Alaska Department of Health
3601 C Street, Suite 902
Anchorage, AK 99503

NAMD Region West

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American Samoa

Sandra King Young

Medicaid Director

American Samoa Medicaid State Agency
American Samoa Government
Medicaid State Agency
Pago Pago, AS 96799
AS

NAMD Region Territory

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Arizona

Carmen Heredia

Director

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
State of Arizona, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System
801 East Jefferson, MD 4100
Phoenix, AZ 85034

NAMD Region West

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Arkansas

Janet Mann

Deputy Secretary and Medicaid Director, Arkansas Department of Human Services

Arkansas Department of Human Services
State of Arkansas, Department of Human Services
112 West 8th Street, Slot S401
Little Rock, AR 72201-4608

NAMD Region South

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California

Tyler Sadwith

State Medicaid Director

Department of Health Care Services
State of California, Department of Health Care Services
1501 Capitol Avenue, 6th Floor, MS 0000
Sacramento, CA 95814

NAMD Region West

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Colorado

Adela Flores-Brennan

Medicaid Director

Health First Colorado
State of Colorado, Department of Health Care Policy and Financing; Medicaid & Child Health Plan (CHP+)
1570 Grant Street
Denver, CO 80203-1818

NAMD Region West

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Connecticut

Bill Halsey

Interim Director, Division of Health Services

Connecticut Department of Social Services
55 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105

NAMD Region East

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Delaware

Andrew Wilson

Medicaid Director

Delaware Health and Social Services
State of Delaware, Department of Health and Social Services
1901 N. Dupont Highway, PO Box 906, Lewis Building
New Castle, DE 19720

NAMD Region East

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Florida

Tom Wallace

Deputy Secretary for Health Care Finance and Data

Florida Agency for Health Care Administration
2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop 8
Tallahassee, FL 32308

NAMD Region South

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Georgia

Stuart Portman

Executive Director

Georgia Medicaid
State of Georgia, Department of Community Health
2 Peachtree Street, NW, Suite 36450
Atlanta, GA 30303

NAMD Region South

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Guam

Janet Cruz

Interim Administrator

Bureau of Health Care Financing Administration-Medicaid Program
Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services
123 Chalan Kareta
Mangilao, GU 96913-6304

NAMD Region Territory

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Hawaii

Judy Mohr Peterson

Med-QUEST Division Administrator

Hawaii Department of Human Services
601 Kamokila Blvd, Room 518, PO Box 700190
Kapolei, HI 96709-0190

NAMD Region West

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Idaho

Juliet Charron

Division Administrator for Medicaid

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
State of Idaho, Department of Health and Welfare
450 West State Street PTC Building, 10th Floor
Boise, ID 83705

NAMD Region West

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Illinois

Kelly Cunningham

Medicaid Administrator

Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
State of Illinois, Division of Medical Programs, Department of Healthcare and Family
201 South Grand Avenue East, 3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62763‐0001

NAMD Region Midwest

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Indiana

Cora Steinmetz

Director of Medicaid

Indiana Medicaid
State of Indiana, Family and Social Services Administration
402 West Washington Street, Room W461, MS 25
Indianapolis, IN 46204

NAMD Region Midwest

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Iowa

Elizabeth Matney

Medicaid Director

Iowa Department of Human Services
Iowa Medicaid Enterprise
611 5th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

NAMD Region Midwest

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Kansas

Christine Osterlund

Medicaid Director

KanCare: Medicaid for Kansas
State of Kansas, Division of Health Care Finance
Department of Health and Environment
900 SW Jackson Avenue Suite 900
Topeka, KS 66612

NAMD Region Midwest

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Kentucky

Lisa Lee

Commissioner

Department for Medicaid Services (DMS)
Commonwealth of Kentucky, Cabinet for Health and Family Services
275 East Main Street, 6 West A
Frankfort, KY 40621

NAMD Region South

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Louisiana

Kimberly Sullivan

Medicaid Executive Director

Louisiana Department of Health
State of Louisiana, Department of Health
Bureau of Health Services Financing
628 North 4th Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

NAMD Region South

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Maine

Michelle Probert

Director

Office of MaineCare Services (OMS)
State of Maine, Department of Health and Human Services
221 State Street
Augusta, ME 04333

NAMD Region East

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Maryland

Ryan Moran

Deputy Secretary for Health Care Financing and Medicaid Director

Maryland Medicaid Administration
State of Maryland, Department of Health
201 West Preston Street, Room 525
Baltimore, MD 21201

NAMD Region East

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Massachusetts

Mike Levine

Medicaid Director

MassHealth
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Medicaid
1 Ashburn Place, 11th Floor Room 1109
Boston, MA 02108

NAMD Region East

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Michigan

Meghan Groen

Medicaid Director

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
State of Michigan, Department of Community Health
400 South Pine Street
Lansing, MI 48913

NAMD Region Midwest

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Minnesota

Julie Marquardt

Acting Assistant Commissioner Health Care/State Medicaid Director

MN Department of Human Services
Health Care Administration
State of Minnesota, Department of Human Services
St. Paul, MN 55167-0983

NAMD Region Midwest

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Mississippi

Drew Snyder

Executive Director

Mississippi Division of Medicaid
State of Mississippi, Office of the Governor, Division of Medicaid
550 High Street Suite 1000, Walters Sillers Building
Jackson, MS 39201-1325

NAMD Region South

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Missouri

Todd Richardson

Director, MO HealthNet

Missouri Department of Social Services
State of Missouri, Department of Social Services
615 Howerton Court, PO Box 6500
Jefferson City, MO 65102

NAMD Region Midwest

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Montana

Rebecca de Camara

Interim Medicaid Director

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
State of Montana, Department of Public Health and Human Services
111 North Sanders, PO Box 4210
Helena, MT 59604

NAMD Region West

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Nebraska

Matthew Ahern

Director of Medicaid & Long Term Care

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
State of Nebraska, Department of Health and Human Services
301 Centennial Mall South, 3rd Floor PO Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026

NAMD Region Midwest

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Nevada

Stacie Weeks

Medicaid Administrator

Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
State of Nevada, Department of Health and Human Services; Division of Health Care Financing and Policy
1100 East William Street, Suite 101
Carson City, NV 89710

NAMD Region West

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New Hampshire

Henry Lipman

Medicaid Director

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
129 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-6521

NAMD Region East

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New Jersey

Gregg Woods

Assistant Commissioner, Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services

State of New Jersey Department of Human Services Division of Medical Assistance & Health Services
State of New Jersey, Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services
PO Box 712
Trenton, NJ 08625-0712

NAMD Region East

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New Mexico

Dana Flannery

Senior Policy Advisor, Division of Community Advocacy and Intergovernmental Relations

New Mexico Human Services Department
State of New Mexico, Medical Assistance Division Department of Human Services
PO Box 2348
Santa Fe, NM 87504-2348

NAMD Region West

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New York

Amir Bassiri

Medicaid Director, Deputy Commissioner

New York State Department of Health
State of New York, Department of Health
Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower, Room 1466
Albany, NY 12237

NAMD Region East

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North Carolina

Jay Ludlam

Deputy Secretary, NC Medicaid

NC Medicaid Division of Health Benefits
State of North Carolina, Department of Health and Human Services
1985 Umstead Drive, 2501 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2501

NAMD Region South

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North Dakota

Sarah Aker

Director, Medical Services

North Dakota Human Services
600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 325
Bismarck, ND 58505-0250

NAMD Region Midwest

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Northern Mariana Islands

Annie Reyes

Acting Medicaid Director

CNMI State Medicaid Agency
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Caller Box 10007
Saipan, MP 96950

NAMD Region Territory

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Ohio

Maureen Corcoran

Medicaid Director

Ohio Department of Medicaid
Ohio Department of Medicaid
50 West Town Street, 4th Floor
Columbus, OH

NAMD Region Midwest

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Oklahoma

Traylor Rains

Medicaid Director

Oklahoma Health Care Authority
State of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Health Care Authority
4345 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

NAMD Region South

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Oregon

Vivian Levy

Interim Medicaid Director

Oregon Health Authority
State of Oregon, Oregon Health Authority
500 Summer Street, NE E49
Salem, OR 97301

NAMD Region West

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Pennsylvania

Sally Kozak

Deputy Secretary

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Office of Medical Assistance Programs
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Human Services
625 Forster Street, Toom 515
Harrisburg, PA 17120

NAMD Region East

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Puerto Rico

Dinorah Collazo

Medicaid Director

Departamento de Salud Programa Medicaid
Department of Health
PO Box 70184
San Juan, PR 00936-8184

NAMD Region Territory

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Rhode Island

Kristin Sousa

Assistant Secretary and Medicaid Director

State of Rhode Island Department of Human Services: Office of Health and Human Services
Executive Office, Health and Human Services
3 West Road, Virks Building
Cranston, RI 02920

NAMD Region East

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South Carolina

Robert Kerr

Director

South Carolina Healthy Connections Medicaid
State of South Carolina, Department of Health & Human Services
1801 Main Street PO Box 8206
Columbia, SC 29201-8206

NAMD Region South

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South Dakota

Heather Petermann

Division Director

South Dakota Department of Social Services
State of South Dakota, Department of Social Services
700 Governors Drive Kneip Building
Pierre, SD 57501-2291

NAMD Region Midwest

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Tennessee

Stephen Smith

Director, TennCare

Tennessee State Government Division of Medicaid
Deputy Commissioner, State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration
310 Great Circle Road
Nashville, TN 37243

NAMD Region South

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Texas

Emily Zalkovsky

Chief Medicaid and CHIP Services Officer

Texas Health and Human Services
Medical and Social Services
State of Texas, Health and Human Services Commission
4900 Lamar Boulevard
Austin, TX 78751

NAMD Region South

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Utah

Jennifer Strohecker

Director

Utah Department of Health Medicaid
State of Utah, Department of Health
PO Box 143101
Salt Lake City, UT 84114

NAMD Region West

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Vermont

Monica Ogelby

Medicaid Director

Agency of Human Services
Agency of Human Services
280 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671

NAMD Region East

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Virginia

Cheryl Roberts

Director

Virginia Medicaid
Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services
600 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219

NAMD Region East

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Virgin Islands

Gary Smith

Director

Department of Human Services
Dept. of Human Services
1303 Hospital Ground Building A
St. Thomas, VI 00802

NAMD Region Territory

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Washington, DC

Melisa Byrd

Senior Deputy Director/Medicaid Director

DC Medicaid
One Judiciary Square 441 4th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001

NAMD Region East

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Washington

Charissa Fotinos

Director

Washington State Healthcare Authority
State of Washington, Health Care Authority
626 8th Avenue PO Box 45502
Olympia, WA 98504-5050

NAMD Region West

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West Virginia

Cynthia Beane

Commissioner

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
State of West Virginia, Department of Health and Human Resources
350 Capitol Street, Room 251
Charleston, WV 25301-3706

NAMD Region East

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Wisconsin

William Hanna

Medicaid Director

Wisconsin Department of Health Services
State of Wisconsin, Department of Health Services
1 West Wilson Street, Room 350 PO Box 309
Madison, WI 53701-0309

NAMD Region Midwest

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Wyoming

Lee Grossman

Medicaid Director

Wyoming Department of Health
6101 Yellowstone Road, Suite 210
Cheyenne, WY 82009

NAMD Region West

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