by Rachad Davis
April 28, 2016
Senior Advisor, Centene Corporation; Visiting Fellow, Rockefeller Institute of Government, State University of New York
John Kaelin has diverse executive level experience in the health care industry spanning government, academia, US based health insurers and recently health systems in the Middle East. In 2014, John moved to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates where he served as a special advisor to the government as it implements a mandatory health insurance program and a government regulated price system. When he returned to the U.S. in the spring of 2015, he joined Centene as a senior advisor for health financing and policy and is supporting its health plans on rate setting, risk adjustment and policy issues. Previous positions include SVP for health reform at UnitedHealth Group and Executive Director of the University of Maryland’s Hilltop Institute where he supported that state’s efforts to implement managed care for Medicaid and a risk adjusted payment system.