Michael Nardone


Medicaid Director (2007-2010)


Mike Nardone served as the Medicaid Director for Pennsylvania, overseeing a budget of nearly $15 billion and ensuring the delivery of quality medical services to two million consumers, from 2007-2010.

Mr. Nardone has more than 30 years of experience in a wide range of health and human services capacities. He has held positions at the national, state, public and private level, including with the United States Senate, Commonwealth of Massachusetts and University of Pennsylvania Health Systems. He has also served as the deputy managing director of Special Needs Housing for the City of Philadelphia; the executive deputy secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare; and the executive director of the Pennsylvania Governor’s Long Term Living Council.

A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Haverford College, Mr. Nardone is an alumnus of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University.

Leadership Project

Performed an analysis to identify which existing programs and program components would likely meet home definitions for Section 2703 of the Affordable Care Act and could be used as the basis for Pennsylvania’s proposed model.