Shelly Ten Napel MSW, MPP
Chief Executive Officer, Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas
Shelly Ten Napel joined CHAD in March of 2016. Having grown up in South Dakota, she is excited for the opportunity to continue working on health care and health policy back at home. Ms. Ten Napel served most recently as the Director of the Health Care Reform and Innovation Administration in the DC Department of Health Care Finance (DCHF), which housed the District’s Medicaid agency. Her division developed an agenda for Medicaid payment and delivery system reform. Her portfolio of experience included health information exchange, the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, Medicaid reimbursement for telemedicine, and the development of a health home program designed to offer a coordinated approach to providing behavioral health, other health care, and social services. She also led a State Innovation Model planning initiative for the District.