Company: CA Department of Health Care Services
Title: DCHS and CDPH CA-MMIS Assistant Deputy Director
Mr. Otterbeck is the Assistant Deputy Director at the California Medicaid Management Information System Division of Department of Health Care Services. He is responsible for administering all aspects of the California Medi-Cal fiscal intermediary. The fiscal intermediary contract supports provider fee-for-service payments and services in the amount of $28 billion per year. As contract officer, he ensures that contract provisions are met, that the services meet the needs of the state and are provided in a fiscally prudent, sound manner. He brings to the CA-MMIS System Replacement project 25 years of system implementation and change management at the State and County levels.
He has also served as the senior policy advisor for the Department of Child Support Services developing and implementing program and performance improvement initiatives. While Deputy Director he designed and implemented Family Centered Child Support Services which provides connections to resources to families served by the child support program. He was instrumental in making the Compromise of Arrears Program permanent and highly effective. As Change Management Project Executive he also led the change management and the implementation efforts for both the California Child Support Automation System and the State Disbursement Unit.