Traylor Rains currently serves as the State Medicaid Director at the Oklahoma Health Care Authority. After earning his law degree from Baylor University, he began his now 17-year career in public service with the State of Oklahoma which has included leadership roles within the Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services and the Department of Human Services. In his current role, Traylor is a driver of innovation within Oklahoma’s Medicaid program and is responsible for directing several divisions within OHCA including Behavioral Health, Federal & State Authorities, Long Term Services and Supports, and Tribal Government Relations.
Mr. Rains has led the planning and implementation efforts for several state health service initiatives including Oklahoma’s Health Homes, the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Model, and Oklahoma’s Medicaid Expansion.
Traylor serves on several boards and committees including the State Board of Behavioral Health Licensure, MyHealth Access Network, the Oklahoma Autism Center Foundation Strategic Planning Committee, and the state Behavioral Health Advisory Council.