Mike Koetting is Deputy-Director for Planning & Reform Implementation at the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services. He oversees implementation of Health Reform in the Illinois Medicaid program, insuring that 700,000 new clients can be correctly enrolled by the end of 2013, and will also spearhead substantial changes in the program's delivery system. Prior to joining the department, Koetting was Vice President of Planning for the University of Chicago Medical Center for 23 years. He holds an M.A. and Ph. D. in Sociology from Harvard University and a B.A. in English from Saint Louis University.