Chief Innovation Officer
Mercy Care Plan
Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care
As Chief Innovation Officer for Mercy Care Plan (MCP), Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care and the Practice Innovation Institute, Christi Lundeen oversees all integration activities and strategy and business development efforts. The Practice Innovation Institute is a CMS-awardee of a transforming clinical practice initiative (TCPI) grant which is focused on preparing practices for participating in a value based payment arrangement.
Ms. Lundeen has spent over 25 years working in private and public health care companies. Prior to her current position, she served in senior strategy and business development roles for both MCP and its administrator Aetna Medicaid. Before joining MCP, she was an independent health care consultant, assisting companies such as HTMS, Surgical Specialty Hospital of Arizona, the Arizona Optometric Association and Feeding Matters.
She also served as operations director for Maricopa Health Plans, coordinating and managing all administrative and operational functions for its Medicaid and Medicare Advantage program. In addition, Ms. Lundeen was the director of managed care and physician organizations and relations at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, as well as the business and program development director for Mercy Services Corporation.
Ms. Lundeen serves on the board of directors for both Special Olympics of Arizona and the PSA Epicenter.