Carol Raphael, MPA

Senior Advisor, Manatt Health Solutions

Carol Raphael, MPA, joined Manatt in 2013 as a senior advisor with Manatt Health Solutions, the firm's interdisciplinary policy and business advisory division. Prior to joining Manatt, Ms. Raphael served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) from 1989 to 2011. Ms. Raphael has also served as Director of Operations Management at Mt. Sinai Medical Center and Executive Deputy Commissioner of the Human Resources Administration in charge of the Medicaid and Public Assistance programs in New York City. In 2013, President Barack Obama appointed Raphael as a member of the recently created Commission on Long-Term Care. In 2011, Ms. Raphael was appointed to Governor Andrew Cuomo's Medicaid Redesign Team and served as co-chair of the Managed Long-Term Care Implementation and Waiver Redesign Work Group. She chairs the New York eHealth Collaborative, is a member the National Quality Forum Coordinating Committee, and incoming Chair of the Long-Term Quality Alliance. Ms. Raphael serves on the Boards of Directors of AARP, Pace University and the Continuing Care Leadership Coalition. She is also a member of the advisory boards for several organizations, including the Harvard School of Public Health's Health Policy Management Executive Council and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She holds an MPA from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, and was a Visiting Fellow at the Kings Fund in the United Kingdom.