Elizabeth (Ellie) Coombs, Research Associate
Medicare Part D
- Patient safety
- Benefit structures and payments
Ryan White Program
- Training and technical assistance
Payment error and fraud
Health Information Technology (HIT)
- Health Information Exchanges (HIE)
- Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
- Record linkage
Research Associate, Mission Analytics Group (2010-present)
Research Associate, Acumen, LLC (2007-2010)
Director of Public Reform, Grupo FARO (2004-2006)
Water and Sanitation Volunteer, United States Peace Corps and UNICEF (1999-2002)
M.P.P (2004), Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
B.A (1998) Anthropology, University California, Los Angeles
“Estimating the Effects of Consolidating Drugs under Medicare Part B or Part D,” Acumen, LLC (with Grecia Marrufo, Emil Rusev, Ken Ueda, & Kristy Puccini), Report to the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services, October 2010.
“Review of Alternative GPCI Payment Locality Structures,” Acumen, LLC (with Margaret O’Brien-Strain West Addison, Nicole Hinnebusch, Marika Johansson, & Sean McClellan), Report to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, June 2008.
“Measuring the Cost Effectiveness of Anti-Fraud Measures,” The SPHERE Institute (with Thomas MaCurdy and Margaret O’Brien-Strain), Working Paper, August 2007, Report to California Department of Heath Care Services, Report, Fall 2007.
“Evaluation of Medi-Cal/Denti-Cal Anti-Fraud Activities,” Acumen, LLC (with Thomas MaCurdy and Margaret O’Brien-Strain), Report to California Legislature, August 2007.