Bailit Health staff is comprised of a close-working team of senior consultants. Multiple team members are involved on most projects. The team is complemented, on an as-needed basis, by a cadre of specialty subject matter experts with whom we have worked for years.
Margaret's state client work with Bailit Health has included close collaboration with Vermont state agency personnel to assist with their implementation and ongoing management of the state's commercial and Medicaid ACO pilot programs. In this capacity, she has worked with a wide variety of stakeholders, and helped manage multiple work group meetings and deliverables. She has also assisted the State of Connecticut's Office of the Healthcare Advocate and Office of the Lieutenant Governor by conducting research in support of a study on cost containment models. Recently, Margaret completed research for a brief on integrating health and social services for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s State Health and Value Strategies program.
Prior to her work with Bailit Health, Margaret served as project director for a national technical assistance program supported by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) that brought together 24 community quality collaboratives with a focus on quality improvement and transparency. Margaret also worked with AHRQ to launch its Learning Network on Quality–Based Purchasing, composed of public and private purchasers interested in undertaking pay–for–performance initiatives.
Previously, Margaret served as an AcademyHealth senior manager and deputy director of the National Health Care Purchasing Institute, a program funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Margaret's background also includes director, public programs for America's Health Insurance Plans.
Prior to the AcademyHealth, she worked for the Lewin Group where she developed and implemented Medicaid managed care programs for state clients, and conducted program evaluations for federal and state agencies. While at the Lewin Group, she also evaluated community health centers' implementation of managed care for the Medicaid population.
Margaret earned a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Trinity M, Dyer MB, Bailit MH. "Integrating Health Care and Social Services: Moving from Concept to Practice", Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, December 5, 2016.
Mary Beth Dyer