Margareta Brandt

Margareta Brandt is the assistant deputy director for health system performance at the Office of Health Care Affordability (OHCA), within the California Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI). She oversees the development and implementation of OHCA’s efforts to promote a value-based health care system by measuring quality, equity, adoption of alternative payment models, investment in primary care and behavioral health, and workforce stability.

Margareta was previously the quality improvement manager for Covered California, where she led engagement with health plans to improve health care quality and implement delivery system and payment reforms. In prior roles at Covered California, Margareta led the implementation of Covered California’s provider directory and efforts to promote advanced primary care, value-based care, and effective behavioral health. Before joining Covered California, Margareta worked at a nonprofit coalition of health care providers and community organizations where she facilitated a collaborative quality improvement initiative for twelve community clinics.

Margareta has a master’s in public health from the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley.