Erica Breese advises clients on developments and trends in the acute and post-acute healthcare sectors and helps them navigate reforms in payment and delivery models, such as bundled payments and accountable care organizations.
She assists clients in understanding their strategic opportunities in response to changing market dynamics as well as legislative and regulatory reforms.
Prior to joining Avalere, Erica was special assistant to the director, CMS Office of Information Products and Data Analytics, where she managed policy development and drafting of the Physician Payments Sunshine Act regulations. She also has experience in CMS’ Office of Policy, identifying performance trends in Medicare spending and utilization statistics. Prior to this, as a program coordinator at George Washington University’s Department of Health Policy, she was responsible for operational oversight of projects for the DC Medicaid agency and the STOP Obesity Alliance.
Erica has an MBA from the University of Virginia and a BS in neuroscience and behavioral biology from Emory University.