Bailey Orshan

Bailey G. Orshan

Director, State Health Portfolio
Pronouns she/her

Bailey G. Orshan leads Mathematica’s state health portfolio, which is dedicated to solving complex problems and creating new solutions for state agencies through a combination of policy, data analysis, methods, and program evaluation expertise. She specializes in quality measures and hospital payment programs and has extensive experience producing and reporting quality and payment program results and providing technical support on implementing payment programs.

She previously directed a project to provide analytic support to Maryland on its performance-based payment programs and a projects that supports the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in implementing the Hospital Readmissions Reduction and Hospital-Acquired Conditions Reduction Programs. She has also played large roles on projects that calculate inpatient hospital outcome, efficiency, and patient safety quality measures for public reporting and use in CMS’s payment programs. Finally, she led a task to provide technical assistance to support state reporting of the Health Home Core Set for the Center for Medicaid and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program) Services.

Before joining Mathematica, Orshan held a position in the Office of Evaluation and Inspections in the Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She holds an M.P.A. in health policy and management from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

  • Hospital quality and payment programs
  • Quality measures
  • Pay-for-performance
  • Technical assistance
Focus Area Topics
  • Health
  • Medicaid and CHIP
  • Medicare
  • State Health Policy

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