Administrator, Division of Medicaid, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Matt Wimmer, MA, MBA is currently serving as Administrator for the Idaho Division of Medicaid. He has worked for the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare since 2008. He has led significant managed care implementation efforts as well as Medicaid’s patient centered medical home program development and is currently leading efforts around value based purchasing, children’s mental health reform, and developmental disabilities service reform.
Prior to joining the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Matt worked with the American Academy of Pediatrics San Diego Chapter providing countywide coordination and support for First 5 San Diego’s Healthy Development Services program. He has also worked with the National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (NICHQ) and Children’s Hospital San Diego on quality improvement efforts for children with chronic conditions.
Matt received his MBA from San Diego State University and holds a master’s degree in anthropology from the University of Washington.