Angela Bergefurd

Angela Bergefurd, MPA

Principal

Columbus, OH

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A seasoned behavioral health leader with more than 25 years of government healthcare experience, Angela Bergefurd has a deep understanding of state policy, program development, and strategic implementation.

Before joining HMA, she served the state of Ohio for nearly three decades, devoting her time and expertise to developing behavioral health and Medicaid policy, building and implementing programs, and designing benefits, financing, and reimbursement.

Most recently Angela served as the deputy director of behavioral health policy with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services where she collaborated with other state agencies and offices to support and strengthen regulations, programs, and policies to improve care and programs. Previously she worked as assistant director of community programs and services, assistant deputy director for policy, and behavioral health care systems policy advisor and chief.

This vast state level experience provided Angela with deep understanding of state and federal funding sources and mechanisms, service reimbursement, and program financing methodologies as well as an ability to engage a variety of stakeholders.

Angela earned a Master of Business Administration in health services management and policy and a bachelor’s degree in social and behavioral sciences, both from The Ohio State University.