UCare has hired Nancy Houlton as the organization’s Behavioral Health Services Director. Houlton previously was Manager of Long Term Care, Adult Protective Services, and Managed Care at Ramsey County Human. In that role, Houlton oversaw managed care services, home and community programs supporting the elderly and people with disabilities, foster care licensing, and adult protective services.
In her new position, Houlton is responsible for the clinical quality, operational efficiency, strategic planning, and fiscal management of UCare’s behavioral health services. She oversees UCare’s compliance with regulatory requirements from UCare’s oversight agencies, including the Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Department of Human Services, and the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Houlton also is responsible for UCare’s business relationships with contracted and delegated behavioral service entities.