Senior Vice President

Allison Hamblin, MSPH, is senior vice president at Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). In this role, she is responsible for program development, strategic planning, and financial management. She  leads CHCS programming for Medicaid beneficiaries with complex needs, including efforts focused on children and adults. Major initiatives in this area include: (1) the Innovations in Complex Care program, a national initiative supported by Kaiser Permanente Community Health to develop integrated care models for Medicaid’s highest-need beneficiaries; and (2) Advancing Integrated Models of Care, a multi-site demonstration supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to promote integration of person-centered approaches to care for individuals with complex health and social needs. Ms. Hamblin has specific expertise in the areas of physical and behavioral health integration, alternative payment and delivery models for people with complex needs, and return on investment. She directs CHCS’ work in advancing the use of outcomes-based financing approaches for social service investments and supporting the sustainable spread of the Project ECHO model through Medicaid financing.

Prior to joining CHCS in 2006, Ms. Hamblin worked at Apax Partners, Inc. and Goldman, Sachs & Co., where she provided venture capital and investment banking services to companies in the health care and technology industries. She holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and graduated summa cum laude from Duke University with a bachelor’s degree in biology.