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Michael Heifetz, the state’s Medicaid director and administrator of the Division of Medicaid Services, is resigning from his post to join the private sector.

His resignation is effective Dec. 13, according to an announcement from the Department of Health services.  Deputy Administrator Casey Himebauch is to serve as Interim administrator of DMS.

Heifetz has served in his current role since Oct. 3, 2016. Prior to that, he served just under three years as state budget director after spending 11 years as a lobbyist with Dean Health Systems.

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