Farah Hanley, Deputy Director, Financial Operations

Farah Hanley

Farah Hanley is deputy director for Financial Operations for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

In that role, she oversees the following bureaus: Budget; Purchasing; Accounting and Finance;
Organizational Services; and Audit, Reimbursement and Quality Assurance.

Previously, she served as senior deputy director of Operations Administration for the former Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH), where she oversaw all aspects of the MDCH budget, accounting, purchasing and audit areas.

Hanley also has served as manager of the MDCH budget within the State Budget Office at the Department of Technology, Management and Budget. In this role, she assisted MDCH in key decisions, including implementing the Healthy Michigan Plan. In addition, she served as a federal health and budget specialist within the State Budget Office.

Prior to that, she served as a senior Medicaid consultant for The Medstat Group, now known as Truven Health, where she developed analytic methods and supported policy analyses for state Medicaid programs across the country. 

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