Chief Executive Officer, President, and Trustee
Michael Monson was appointed President and CEO by the Altarum Board of Trustees in spring of 2021. He is leading the next stage of Altarum’s growth expanding the scale and impact of its solutions to advance health equity; public health technology; and Medicaid, Medicare, and Exchange programs.
Most recently, Michael was the Senior Vice President of Medicaid and Complex Care and CEO of Social Health Bridge at Centene Corporation. He had national product responsibility for Centene’s Medicaid and Complex Care product lines – TANF; CHIP; Foster Care; Medicaid Expansion; Aged Blind & Disabled; Managed Long Term Services and Supports; and Medicare-Medicaid Plans (CMS Financial Alignment Demonstration). These products operate across 30 states and collectively comprise more than 12.5 million members and more than $70 billion in revenue.
Michael developed Centene’s strategy to address the social determinants of health and led the Centene Center for Health Transformation, a collaboration with academic researchers that improved quality of care across its 12.5 million members in 30 states.
Previously, Michael was the Chief Administrative Officer and Vice President of Residential Services at Village Care of New York where he had responsibility for a $60 million P&L as well as multiple corporate functions. Village Care is a New York City based integrated health system with more than $200 million in revenue.
Michael began his career in health care leading strategy and innovation at the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, a safety net organization that was also the nation’s largest home-based health care company. He also spent six years advising nonprofit organizations as a consultant at McKinsey.
He earned a master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.