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Michael H. Bailit is president of Bailit Health Purchasing, LLC, founded in 1997, and has since worked with a wide array of government agencies and employer purchasing coalitions in over 30 states. His professional interests focus on how purchasers and regulators can influence health care markets to operate as effectively and efficiently as possible. He has worked with clients on payment and delivery system reform, including accountable care organizations, medical homes, and episode-based payment strategy design and implementation, performance measurement, value-based purchasing, and multi-stakeholder change process guidance and facilitation. Prior to founding Bailit Health Purchasing, LLC, Bailit served as the assistant commissioner for benefit plans in the Massachusetts Division of Medical Assistance, the state Medicaid agency. While there, he founded the Massachusetts Healthcare Purchaser Group and served as its chairman and president. Bailit earned a BA degree from Wesleyan University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern. July 2017
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