Jennifer Reck, Project Director, joined NASHP in 2015. She has designed and implemented technical assistance for state learning collaboratives to advance 1) evidence-based policymaking through patient-centered outcomes research and 2) alternative payment models within federally qualified health centers. She directs evaluation teams related to Medicaid delivery system and payment reforms, including State Innovation Models, and leads dissemination efforts to engage states with findings from federal initiatives to advance evidence-based preventive care.
Prior to joining NASHP, Jennifer was Director of Grants Management for the Maine Medical Association (MMA) where she managed grants to engage physicians in payment reform as well as outreach and advocacy efforts to implement the Affordable Care Act. She also directed the MMA’s academic detailing program, the Maine Independent Clinical Information Service (MICIS), an educational outreach effort to promote evidence-based primary care. Prior to her time at the MMA, she worked as a Policy Analyst for Prescription Policy Choices, serving states with policy models and technical assistance to address quality and cost concerns related to prescription drugs, and as a Publishing Editor for Elsevier Science, managing their portfolio of health policy-related journals. She received her master’s degree from Cornell University in Science and Technology Studies and her bachelor’s degree in the History and Philosophy of Science from Bard College.