Under a contract with CMS’s Innovation Center, Mathematica operates multiple learning systems for Medicare ACOs that promote the rapid distribution of innovative ideas and strategies for improving health care delivery and quality.
- Technical assistance
- Learning system development
- Health care program improvement
- Community-based participatory research
- Medicaid and CHIP
- Delivery System Reforms
Nazihah Siddiqui’s research focuses on health care delivery system reform, Medicare accountable care organizations (ACOs), and Medicaid policy. She has extensive experience in peer-to-peer learning and providing technical assistance to diverse stakeholders to promote performance improvement.
Siddiqui currently leads the development of a series of toolkits that explore different aspects of care delivery for the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center’s ACO Learning System, an initiative to facilitate expert and peer-to-peer learning for ACOs. In addition, she leads a team that codes public comments submitted in reference to states’ pending Medicaid section 1115 demonstration applications. She also works on the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Informal Child Care in Detroit project, providing technical assistance to three community organizations to support the implementation of promising strategies to enhance the quality of informal child care.
Before joining Mathematica in 2015, Siddiqui held a position at the University of Chicago Medicine where she supported the development and execution of the community benefit strategy. She has an M.P.P. from the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy.