"Through innovative policy, research, and managed care solutions, Medicaid has evolved beyond a safety-net to a stable platform for improving the lives of our most vulnerable populations, enhancing access, quality, equity, and value in healthcare."

Nicholas DeGregorio, MD, FACP, MMM

Senior Medical Director, UPMC for You, Inc.
Co-Chair, Subcommittee on Behavioral Health

Dr. DeGregorio is an internal medicine physician currently serving as the Senior Medical Director for UPMC for You, a Medicaid Managed Care Organization affiliate of UPMC Health Plan. Dr. DeGregorio completed his medical school training at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, an Internal Medicine Internship and Residency program at the University of Pittsburgh, and a Master of Medical Management degree from Carnegie Mellon University. Additional areas of interest and support he provides at UPMC Health Plan include provider credentialing, quality improvement, patient-centered medical home, value-based reimbursement, opioid use disorder, overdose prevention, opioid use disorder in pregnancy, neonatal abstinence syndrome, and women’s health. Dr. DeGregorio has also participated in developing and administering Center of Excellence programs for bariatric surgery, joint replacement surgery, lung cancer screening, and head and neck oncology care. At a Pennsylvania state level, I participate in the Rare Disease Advisory Council, and Department of Human Services programs including the Patient-Centered Medical Home Advisory Council and Learning Collaborative, the Opioid Use Disorder Center of Excellence Learning Collaborative, the Perinatal Quality Collaborative Advisory Council and Learning Collaborative, and the Regional Accountable Health Council. Dr. DeGregorio also serves on the Board of Directors for the Community Liver Alliance, a national non-profit organization focused on improving management of liver diseases.