Dr. Caroline Carney joined Magellan Health in 2016 and serves Magellan Healthcare as Chief Medical Officer on the corporate clinical team. She is responsible for developing and supporting the clinical mission, vision, products, and medical strategies. Her activities include oversight of medical policy, new product design, medical director management, and public facing presentations. Carney closely interfaces with Magellan operational, account, sales, data management, and innovation teams to bring excellence across all areas of Magellan Healthcare.
Carney was previously with Tenet Health Plans where she served as chief medical officer. Her clinically rigorous and vastly diverse prior roles include serving as CMO for MDWise, a Medicaid and Exchange managed care health plan, medical director for the Indiana Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning, director for the Indiana University Cancer Center Complete Life Program, and attending psychiatrist for the Indiana University School of Medicine. She began her managed care career at Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield. She has served on national, regional, and state organizations including the National Quality Forum and the Governor’s Mental Health Commission (Indiana) and is a member of the National Quality Partner’s Opioid Stewardship team.
Carney has had an extraordinary clinical career with academic appointments including: associate professor of internal medicine and psychiatry for the Indiana University School of Medicine, and associate professor of epidemiology for the University of Iowa, College of Medicine. She is also 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. Additionally, she has served as a reviewer and/or editorial board member for a number of journals and publications.
Carney earned a medical degree and master’s degree from the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. She completed residency training in internal medicine and psychiatry, and has been board certified in internal medicine, psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine. She also received her bachelor’s degree from Loras College.