Dr. Caroline Carney

Chief Medical Officer, Magellan Health
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I am so honored to have been chosen for this role at a time when fully integrating behavioral and physical health remains a critical societal need

Caroline Carney, MD, MSc, FAPM, CPHQ, is a board-certified internist and a board-certified psychiatrist. She joined Magellan Health in 2016 and serves as the chief medical officer for Magellan Health and Magellan Rx Management. Her previous experience includes the role of SVP Chief Medical Officer of Magellan Behavioral Health and Magellan Specialty Health.  She served as the chief medical officer for regional health plans where she gained experience in Medicaid, Medicare, Exchange, and commercial populations.  Prior to that, she served as the medical director for the Indiana Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning, helping to launch the Medicaid expansion product as well as the behavioral health transformation for the state’s community mental health services. While in Indiana, she served on the Governor’s Mental Health Commission.  Dr. Carney is a published author and co-author for over 100 peer and non-peer reviewed publications focusing on issues surrounding comorbid medical and behavioral health conditions.  She was a tenured associate professor of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at Indiana University.   She started her medical and academic career at the University of Iowa where she earned her medical degree, as well as a master’s degree, and directed the Med-Psych residency program. She continues to engage in regular clinical work through supporting the behavioral health team at a federally qualified health center.

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