Charles Milligan, JD, MPH

Position: Commissioner

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Term Ends: April 2021

Charles Milligan, JD, MPH, is CEO of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of New Mexico, a Medicaid managed care organization with enrolled members in all Medicaid eligibility categories (including dually eligible beneficiaries and adults in Medicaid expansion programs) that provides somatic, behavioral, and managed long-term services and supports. Mr. Milligan is a former state Medicaid and CHIP director in New Mexico and Maryland. He also served as executive director of the Hilltop Institute, a health services research center at the University of Maryland at Baltimore County, and as vice president at The Lewin Group. Mr. Milligan directed the 2005–2006 Commission on Medicaid and has conducted Medicaid-related research projects in numerous states. He received his master of public health from the University of California, Berkeley, and his law degree from Harvard Law School.

Financial Interests

United Healthcare Community Plan of New Mexico, employer


Corporation for Supportive Housing, board member