Michael Deily

Senior Advisor

Michael Deily is a senior advisor based in Salt Lake City. Michael has over 35 years of experience in state assistance programs.

Prior to joining Leavitt Partners, Michael was a health care consultant working with the Utah Department of Health. He was engaged on a variety of special projects, including the redesign of the Medicaid Management Information System, various projects relating to seniors and people with disabilities, and a state/local government initiative to redesign Utah’s approach to delivering public mental health services.

Michael was the director of the Division of Health Care Financing, Utah’s State Medicaid Agency, from April 1995 to December 2005. In that capacity, Michael was responsible for administering most aspects of the state’s Medicaid program, including budget, eligibility policy and operations, coverage and reimbursement policies, managed care programs, and information systems. In the last two years of his tenure, he was also charged with administrating the Utah’s Children’s Health Insurance Program and the Primary Care Network 1115 Waiver.

Michael was a member of the National Association of State Medicaid Directors’ (NASMD) Executive Committee from 1997 until December 2005. He holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of New Orleans.