Meghan Davey was appointed Director of the Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS) in February 2016. DMAHS administers New Jersey’s $17 billion state- and federally- funded Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs, known as NJ FamilyCare, that provides health coverage for certain low to moderate income residents. Through its programs, DMAHS serves more than 1.7 million people in the state.
Ms. Davey’s leadership experience at DMAHS includes previously serving as DMAHS’ Policy Director and Chief of Operations during her seventeen year tenure at DMAHS. Meghan has been instrumental in leading New Jersey Medicaid’s health reform efforts through its 1115 Comprehensive Medicaid Waiver to expand existing managed care programs, expand home and community-based services to certain populations, and to streamline NJ FamilyCare enrollment processes. Meghan was also responsible for the policy and operational oversight for the implementation of the Medicaid provisions under the Affordable Care Act. This included the expansion of Medicaid in New Jersey.
Director Davey has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts.