Senior Program Officer
Greg Howe is a senior program officer at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). In this role, he works with Medicaid leaders, health plans, federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) and other providers to develop payment and delivery system models to meet the health care needs of Medicaid beneficiaries. Mr. Howe’s efforts include advancing value-based payment arrangements for FQHCs, enhancing the ability of primary care providers to deliver specialty care to patients in their communities, and helping states’ implement payment and delivery system reforms through managed care. Mr. Howe has provided technical assistance for projects such as the Value-Based Payment Technical Support for Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program, the Project ECHO Medicaid Learning Collaborative, and California’s Alternative Payment Methodology Pilot.
Before joining CHCS in 2012, Mr. Howe served as a senior health care analyst for the Pennsylvania Department of Human Service’s Office of Medical Assistance Programs. Previously, he spent eight years as director of planning and administration in Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell’s Office of Health Care Reform. In this role, he coordinated health policy development among the Departments of Health, Human Services, Aging, and Insurance, and was responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of the Governor’s Chronic Care/Patient Centered Medical Home Initiative. He also worked as a government relations representative at Kaiser Permanente; a legislative aide for Alameda County California Supervisor Wilma Chan; and a district director for California State Assemblyman Michael Sweeney.
Mr. Howe has a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Juniata College.
BriefHow Health Centers Can Improve Patient Care Through Value-Based Payment Models June 2020
WebinarAccelerating Value-Based Payment in Federally Qualified Health Centers: Options for Medicaid Health Plans August 2019
ReportAccelerating Value-Based Payment in California’s Federally Qualified Health Centers: Options for Medicaid Health Plans April 2019
ReportProject ECHO: Policy Pathways for Sustainability January 2019
BriefFinancing Project ECHO: Options for State Medicaid Programs September 2017
BriefAdvancing Payment Innovation within Federally Qualified Health Centers: Lessons from California May 2017
BriefValue-Based Payments in Medicaid Managed Care: An Overview of State Approaches February 2016