Taylor Musser advises clients on policy, care delivery, and market drivers of healthcare quality.
She has deep experience in quality measurement and reporting programs, advising payors, providers, and industry stakeholders on opportunities in the evolving quality landscape. This work leverages her expertise in measurement science, quality improvement, and evidence-based care.
Prior to joining Avalere, Taylor was a performance measurement lead at NCQA overseeing HEDIS measure development. She focused on care coordination measures for the Medicare Advantage Star Rating system and managed Medicaid long-term services and supports. She also directed the HEDIS antibiotic prescribing measure set used by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Additionally, Taylor served on the Quality and Patient Safety team at MedStar Health, monitoring healthcare-associated infections and implementing data-driven quality improvement interventions. She also spent time at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention analyzing national electronic laboratory data for novel influenza viruses and changes in infection rates.
Taylor Musser holds an MPH in epidemiology from Emory University and a BS in microbiology and immunology from the University of Minnesota.