Maureen M. Corcoran, Medicaid Director

Director Sears

State Medicaid Director Maureen Corcoran oversees the Ohio Department of Medicaid, which delivers heath care coverage to nearly 3 million children, youth and adults across Ohio through a network of approximately 130,000 providers.

Director Corcoran began her career in public service in 1984. Through her various leadership positions in state government, she was instrumental in Ohio’s nationally recognized mental health systems reforms and other interagency initiatives that improved the quality of health services in Ohio. In 2008, she returned to state government to direct policy and program initiatives for Ohio Medicaid under the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

Outside of state government, Director Corcoran has used her extensive knowledge and experience to advocate for individuals with developmental disabilities and help health care providers, government agencies, professional associations and other stakeholders respond to the complex needs of health care consumers by developing and implementing innovative policies and programs. She has been recognized nationally as a leader in the field of services for individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.

Director Corcoran received her undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester. She went on to earn her Master in Business Administration degree from Case Western University, with a concentration in finance and health care, and a Master of Science in Nursing degree from Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve.