Meggan Christman Schilkie
Meggan Schilkie

Meggan Christman Schilkie

Chief Operating Officer

Health Management Associates

New York, NY

Meggan Christman Schilkie has served in a number of roles within HMA. She has supported clients across the country including providers, associations, state and local governments, payers, large delivery systems and other stakeholders to expand the quality of and access to healthcare with a particular focus on developing new and innovative models of behavioral healthcare. She has also assisted states, providers, and payers with developing their managed behavioral healthcare strategy and helped behavioral health providers and networks with strategic planning and partnerships, mergers and acquisitions and navigating the movement to value and risk. She has held leadership roles in HMA’s Northeast Region and its New York office.

During her career Meggan has been an interim CEO for three health homes in New York serving individuals with serious behavioral health needs, chronic health conditions, intellectual and developmental disabilities and substance use disorders. She was the founding executive director for the Coalition of New York State Health Homes, providing leadership for this statewide provider association.

Prior to joining HMA, Meggan served as chief program officer for Mental Health at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene where she oversaw a portfolio of behavioral health services. She represented mental health system interests in a range of city and state task forces charged with improving criminal justice, law enforcement, and homeless services.

Meggan has performed a variety of roles managing intergovernmental and legislative affairs in behavioral health for New York City. She served as a policy advocate for the Coalition of Behavioral Health Agencies, a non-profit trade organization representing community behavioral health providers, where she worked to increase funding for individuals suffering the psychological effects of 9/11 as well as to advocate for system improvements.

She has served as president of the board for a behavioral health and housing organization in Queens and is currently on the Board of Directors of ChangeLab Solutions.

Meggan has a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University and a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia University.