Richard Kane provides data-driven analysis and economic insights for clients across multiple sectors.
He applies his background in payment and delivery system reform, microsimulation modeling, and economic forecasting to help clients understand new policies and respond to emerging trends. Richard brings to Avalere in-depth experience advising high-level policymakers on risk-based payment models in Medicare, including Accountable Care Organizations and bundled payments, and in building models that illuminate key concerns for policymakers on a wide range of health policy issues.
Prior to joining Avalere, Richard was a senior health economist for the White House Office of Management and Budget, leading economic analysis and modeling across all areas of health policy. Prior to that, as a senior economist for the Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce, he led research, developed methods, and oversaw implementation of projects to improve macroeconomic measures.
Richard has a MIPP from The Johns Hopkins University, an MA in economics from The George Washington University, and a BA from Washington College. He is a London School of Economics Hansard Scholar.