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Dr. Mary Temm is a recognized expert in Medicaid managed LTSS programs and care management programs with over 30 years of experience on the front lines of managed care and Medicaid. Throughout her career she has assisted in the development, implementation and operations of numerous MLTSS programs across the country, including serving as the Executive Director of one of the nation’s first managed Long-Term Care health plans.
Dr. Temm is responsible for leading some of the nation’s foremost integrated managed care programs and initiatives, many valued in the billions of dollars, with clients such as UnitedHealthcare, Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Centene, Magellan and other large payers, health systems, integrated delivery systems and provider groups. Dr. Temm’s extensive knowledge and experience with health care policy, government regulations, and federal waivers have enabled her to lead successful programs. Notable achievements include leading the design and implementation of a MLTSS care management program result in rebalancing of service settings and achieving NCQA LTSS accreditation within the first year of operations; managing the procurement of a Medicaid managed care contract, valued at over $3 billion dollars with a 23% increase in enrollment: and the design and implementation of an integrated Medicare and Medicaid physical and behavioral health care program valued at over $5.2 billion.
Dr. Temm is credited with directing various health systems and providers through dramatic financial turnarounds, start-ups and implementation of innovative managed care programs addressing care management, integration of physical and behavioral health services, LTSS, value-based payments, population health, and social determinants of health.
Dr. Temm received her Doctorate of Science in Health Services Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, her Master’s degree in Health Services Administration from Arizona State University and her Bachelor of Arts degree with an emphasis in Accounting from Benedictine College.
Dr. Temm is board certified in healthcare management as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). She is also a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Academy of Management (AOM), and AcademyHealth. Dr. Temm serves on several health care organizations’ Board of Directors and Advisory Boards.