Carol Raphael is a Senior Advisor at Manatt Health Solutions. She served as Chief Executive Officer and President of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY), the largest non-profit home health agency in the United States from 1989 to 2011. She also served as Board Chair of AARP. Prior to joining VNSNY, Ms. Raphael held an executive position at Mt. Sinai Medical Center and was an Executive Deputy Commissioner of the Human Resources Administration in charge of the Medicaid and Public Assistance programs in New York City. Ms. Raphael was an Advanced Leadership Fellow at Harvard University in 2012. She serves as a Director on numerous Boards including the Primary Care Development Corporation, the Medicare Rights Center, The Scan Foundation, the New York eHealth Collaborative, Commonwealth Care Alliance and Henry Schein, Inc. She has been appointed to many commissions including the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), the Federal Bipartisan Commission on Long Term Care, the Age Friendly Commission and several Institute of Medicine Committees. Additionally, she was a member of New York State Governor Cuomo’s Medicaid Redesign Team. She is the Chair of the Long Term Quality Alliance, an alliance of payers, providers, consumers and policymakers working to strengthen and better integrate the Long Term Services & Supports system. She has been a member of the National Quality Forum Measures Application Partnership (MAP) where she chaired its Post-Acute, Long Term Care and Hospice Workgroup and was co-chair of its Attribution Committee. Currently, she is a member of its Admissions and Readmissions Committee. Ms. Raphael is a member of the RAND Health Advisory Board and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Policy and Management Executive Council. She co-edited the book “Home Based Care for a New Century” and was a Visiting Fellow at the Kings Fund in the United Kingdom. She has an MPA from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and completed its Senior Executive Program.
Senior Advisor, Manatt Health Solutions; Board Chair, Long Term Quality Alliance; Former Board Chair, AARP, Inc.,