Chandler Burris-Jones

Chandler Burris-Jones provides support to public and private equity markets by highlighting and evaluating the impact of healthcare industry developments.

With experience in legislative and payment policy research, he provides insight into reimbursement and policy activity.

Chandler’s background includes varied research experiences. At AdvaMed, he supported the Payment and Healthcare Delivery Department with project management and research on medical devices and diagnostic policies related to Medicare payment, coverage, coding, value assessment, and price transparency. As a research scholar at Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, he supported the Planning, Evaluation, Education, and Research team’s efforts in research and needs evaluation. Additionally, he supported legislative research for the External Relations team at the Voinovich School.

Chandler has a BS in biological sciences and a minor in business administration from Ohio University.

Authored Content

Surprise and balance billing reform efforts have been a subject of ongoing debate at the federal level.

Approximately ⅓ of physician services payments are eligible for telehealth reimbursement under Medicare (fee-for-service) FFS through existing Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidance as of January 2020, in addition to temporary coding guidance specific to COVID-19 effective as of March 1, 2020. Avalere’s analysis highlights the immediate potential for specific physician specialties to utilize telehealth based on temporary flexibilities regarding which procedures are eligible for telehealth reimbursement.