Susan Mosier


Director of the Division of Health Care


Susan Mosier, MD, MBA, is the Medicaid director for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, a position she has held since March 2012. She is board-certified in ophthalmology and had a solo medical and surgical ophthalmology practice in Manhattan, Kansas, from 2000-2012. In 2010, she was elected to serve in the Kansas House of Representatives. 

Prior to her medical career, Dr. Mosier was a systems development and database manager at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) from 1988-1990. At the NAIC, Dr. Mosier oversaw projects to update and improve the information technology systems and databases that support the states and territories in regulating the insurance industry. Previously she worked as a project leader for American Airlines from 1986-1988 where she directed the work of supervisors and programmer/analysts in the design and implementation of budgeting systems. She served as a senior consultant in Arthur Andersen & Co.’s Management Information Consulting Division from 1983-1986.  

Dr. Mosier graduated summa cum laude from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in pre-medicine. She received her masters in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin with an emphasis in accounting and information systems. She received her medical degree from the University of Kansas and completed her residency training in ophthalmology at the University of Iowa.

Leadership Project

Integrate state health data and leverage IT to improve health outcomes.