Jason Buxbaum is a student in the PhD Program in Health Policy, Methods for Policy Research track. Jason received a BA from Bates College in 2008 and an MHSA from the University of Michigan School of Public Health in 2014. Prior to joining the PhD Program, Jason served as project manager of the Task Force on Low-Value Care, an industry-academia partnership. He also worked as a policy analyst at the National Academy for State Health Policy, a senior analyst in the policy development and reimbursement strategies area of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, and a project manager for Michigan’s $70 million State Innovation Model federal award.
Jason’s research interests focus on payment reform, affordability, and the commercial health insurance market.