Henry Harbin, MD
Senior Advisor to The Path Forward, former CEO of Magellan Health Services
The Path Forward for Mental Health & Substance Use
Dr. Harbin is a psychiatrist with over 40 years of experience in the behavioral health field. He has held a number of senior positions in both public and private health care organizations. He worked for 10 years in the public mental health system in Maryland during the 1980s, serving as Director of the state mental health authority for 3 of those years. Since 2004 Dr. Harbin has provided health care consulting services to a number of private and public organizations. More recently he has been an adviser to the National Alliance of Health Care Purchaser Coalitions and the Bowman Family Foundation. Currently he is on the Board of the Maryland Mental Health Association, Brain Futures and the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute. Dr Harbin has been a co-author or key contributor to a number of policy papers addressing methods to improve behavioral health care in the US on such topics as: Alternative payment methods in mental health services, Integrated care in primary care , Measurement Based Care, Brain fitness in Youth, new technologies in mental health treatment, and best practices in parity compliance.