Natalie is a consultant for the Health Plan Advisory Council within the Advisory Board's Research division. In her work with health plans, she has led research on value-based contracting, member experience, risk adjustment, and Medicaid managed care.
She previously served with the Advisory Board’s Oncology Roundtable research program, conducting research on cancer patient experiences and preferences as well as lung and prostate cancer centers of excellence.
Prior to joining the Advisory Board, Natalie worked as a national security network analyst at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and later worked with the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. Natalie graduated from the University of Southern California with bachelor’s degrees in biological sciences and international relations. She also holds a master of public policy from Duke University.
Natalie's areas of expertise include Medicaid managed care, risk adjustment, value-based contracting, member experience, utilization behavior, network management, provider partnerships, dual-eligible beneficiaries, and community partnerships.