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Speaker

Chris Smith Ritter

PATIENT CARE MODELS GROUP DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID INNOVATION
Chris joined the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation in April 2016 as the Director of the Patient Care Models Group (PCMG). The PCMG develops and implements episode-based payment initiatives, including the: Bundled Payments for Care Initiative, Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model, Oncology Care Model, Home Health Value Based Purchasing Model, Medicare Care Choices Model, Independence at Home Demonstration, Intravenous Immunoglobulin Demonstration, Radiation Oncology Model, and the proposed Most Favored Nation Model. Chris has worked in many capacities at CMS in her career. Prior to joining CMMI, she held leadership positions in the Center for Medicare, handling Fee-for-Service (FFS) payment policy for hospitals, physicians, Part B drugs, and clinical laboratories, among others. In addition to FFS payment policy, Chris also has spent time working on coverage, Medicare Advantage quality measures, and the Medicare Drug Card program, a precursor to Part D drug payment. Chris has a bachelor’s degree in history from The College of William and Mary, an M.P.A from the American University, and a Ph.D. from the School of Public Affairs at The George Washington University.
Speaking In
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM (EDT)
Wednesday, October 27