Haile Dagne

Haile Dagne supports clients on market access, product commercialization, and reimbursement strategy.

He applies his background in health policy to help pharmaceutical manufacturers optimize access to their products.

Prior to joining Avalere, Haile was a billing supervisor at Hogan Lovells US LLP, working on financial analysis and billing issues. He also worked on FCC regulatory law issues at Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs LLP.

Haile received an MPP from American University and a BA in economics from Washington and Lee University. At American University, Haile published a paper in The Public Purpose on the effect of the ACA on Medicaid financing.

Authored Content

ICER is eager to position itself as the primary comparative and cost-effectiveness research body in the US. While their activity has been traditionally more limited to product-specific reviews, the Institute is increasingly looking to shape the broader debate around value and drug pricing.

Tune in to hear the first episode in our 3-part series that focuses on CMS’s most recent proposed payment rules. In episode 1, we’ll be focusing on the outpatient prospective payment system proposed rule, more informally known as the OPPS.

The interaction of recently announced drug pricing reforms will have differential implications for stakeholders.

New research shows higher cost sharing for vaccines under Part D leads to fewer seniors getting vaccines. Immunization rates are higher for vaccines covered by Part D plans with lower cost sharing.

On June 14, Avalere experts came together with Cynthia Tudor, former Deputy Center Director of the Center for Medicare and Senior Advisor to Avalere, to discuss vaccine coverage and access challenges under Medicare.

A proposed shift of Part B drugs into Part D could affect patient access and increase the burden on providers.

Avalere experts discuss adult immunization rates in the United States and how the disparate coverage of vaccines under Medicare creates significant barriers to increasing adult immunization uptake.