Director, Ohio Department of Medicaid
As State Medicaid Director, John McCarthy oversees the Ohio Department of Medicaid, Ohio’s first cabinet-level state Medicaid agency. The department has become a cornerstone of the Governor’s Office of Health Transformation, which Governor Kasich created in 2011. Prior to overseeing Ohio Department of Medicaid, McCarthy served as Medicaid Director for the District of Columbia. He also spent ten years with EP&P Consulting, where he worked with many states, including Ohio, to help reform their Medicaid programs. He has a master’s degree in Public Affairs and a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, both from Indiana University.