Mike Franz, MD

Medical Director of Behavioral Health

Company/Employment: PacificSource Health Plans

Bio: Dr. Franz is a board-certified child & adolescent and adult psychiatrist who has worked in a variety of clinical and administrative leadership positions in Oregon and nationally.  He is currently Medical Director of Behavioral Health at PacificSource where he oversees Medicaid, Commercial and Medicare lines of across four states.  In that role he has made significant progress toward developing sustainable reimbursement of behavioral health integration in medical settings.  On Fridays, he works as a clinician providing psychiatric direct care and consultation to pediatric clinics via telemedicine and the Collaborative Care Model.  In addition, Dr. Franz is a co-owner and consultant for Cartesian Solutions LLC which helps organizations address health complexity by improving outcomes and lowering costs. Dr. Franz is a past-president of the Oregon Council of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and continues as an active member of its Executive Council.   He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA).  Dr. Franz lives in Bend, Oregon with his wife and two daughters where they enjoy skiing, biking, hiking, backpacking, and playing in their backyard.