Elizabeth (Ellie) Coombs, Research Associate
Medicare Part D
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)
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.