Tricia McGinnis, MPP, MPHis executive vice president and chief program officer at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). She leads CHCS’ programmatic work, which encompasses payment and delivery system reform and integrated care for populations with complex health and social needs. Tricia works closely with program staff, funders, and a wide range of Medicaid stakeholders to manage a large portfolio of innovative projects that aim to fundamentally improve care delivery and create more equitable health outcomes for Medicaid enrollees. She works with the CEO to develop and execute CHCS’ program strategy.

Tricia has substantial experience working directly with state Medicaid agencies, health plans, and providers to advance innovative alternative payment models for Medicaid populations, including accountable care organizations and multi-payer models (e.g., State Innovation Model grants). She has also led work with states in developing Medicaid policy approaches designed to promote health equity, population health, and address social drivers of health, as well as efforts to more meaningfully engage community members in the design of effective policies and care models.

Prior to joining CHCS in 2010, Tricia managed the provider performance measurement, improvement, and transparency program as a senior program manager at Blue Shield of California

While not at work, Tricia enjoys escaping Brooklyn to spend time outdoors, traveling to new places, having drinks with friends, and doing her best to meet her Goodreads reading goals for the year.