Dr. Caroline Carney

Chief Medical Officer, Magellan Rx Management

Dr. Caroline Carney is the chief medical officer for Magellan Rx Management. She joined Magellan Health in 2016 and previously served as the chief medical officer for Magellan Healthcare. In her current role, Carney is broadly responsible for supporting Magellan Rx in building differentiated, industry-leading clinical programs and services.

Prior to her time at Magellan, Carney served in chief medical officer roles, working with Medicare, Medicaid, commercial and exchange populations. Her previous experience includes being the chief medical officer of MDWise, Inc., Indiana’s largest not-for-profit HMO serving Medicaid and Exchange populations. She served as the medical director for the Indiana Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning, and helped launch the first Medicaid expansion products prior to the Affordable Care Act. She was an associate professor of internal medicine and psychiatry at Indiana University and the University of Iowa, where she specialized in providing integrated care for persons with active medical and behavioral conditions. Carney was a National Institutes of Health-funded researcher, and has won awards for teaching, research and clinical excellence. 

Carney is a published author and co-author for over 100 peer and non-peer reviewed publications, including a wide array of topics from eating disorders, illness fears in the general population, receipt of clinical preventive medical services among psychiatric patients and post-traumatic stress disorder and physical health status among U. S. military personnel.

Carney earned her medical degree, as well as her master’s degree in science, from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. She earned her bachelor’s degree in general science from Loras College.