Christine H. Nye is a Senior Fellow in the Health Care Research department. She leads NORC's Medicaid research activities and is involved in the health information technology, quality, and payment policy areas. Nye's expertise is in health policy, program administration, and qualitative program evaluation.
Nye has more than 30 years of health policy and program administration experience, and has led many nationally recognized programs -- Medicaid, Medicare Advantage Plans, pharmacy benefit management, health information technology, governmental information technology systems, and long-term services and support programs. Throughout her career, Nye has led highly complex health policy analysis and development efforts at all levels of government-- federal, state and local -- to improve both the quality and delivery of health care services to vulnerable populations.
Prior to joining NORC, Nye was the health information technology coordinator for Florida where she led the state's policy and planning efforts. She served as HCFA Medicaid Bureau director, implementing the drug rebate program, significant nation-wide expansions in Medicaid benefits and eligibility and growth of managed care and community based long term services and support programs and was the Wisconsin Medicaid program director when the program was rated as the nation's most efficiently run. Nye held senior positions in the private sector in managed care, pharmacy benefits management, aging services, long-term care, and information management systems.