About

Amol Navathe, MD, PhD, is Co-Director of the Healthcare Transformation Institute, Associate Director of the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics, and faculty member in Health Policy and Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Commissioner of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), a non-partisan agency that advises the US Congress on Medicare policy. His policy work also includes advising the governments of Singapore, Canada, and France. He is also a co-founder of Embedded Healthcare, a health care technology company that brings behavioral economics solutions to improving affordability and quality. Dr. Navathe completed his medical training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and his post-graduate medical training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School. He obtained his PhD in Health Care Management and Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Good Faith Estimates for Health Care Prices Require a Leap of Faith

June 5, 2022 | 8:00:am - 9:30:am

AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Washington, DC

The panelists in this session will discuss price transparency in the current regulatory space, which elements can help consumers make informed decisions about the care they seek, and how health services research underlies the creation of good-faith estimates of health care services required by the No Surprises Act and other transparency regulations.

Mechanisms for Organizational Behavior Change to Address the Needs of People Living with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias: A Workshop

May 23, 2022 | 12:55:pm - 2:25:pm

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington, DC 

A planning committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine hosted a workshop on May 23rd and 24th that examined mechanisms and organizational behavior change initiatives to improve care and better support the needs of people living with Alzheimer’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias.

Shifting Sands: Will location matter in care delivery?

May 12, 2022 | 11:35:am - 12:30:pm

Healthcare Unbound Summit, Half Moon Bay, CA

We’ve seen a flurry of digital-first, direct-to-consumer health and wellness services, the proliferation of ambulatory surgery centers, and routine procedures shift to freestanding locations. How will expanding where and how care is delivered improve patient journeys and consumer experiences?

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Diagnosing Economic Inequity

Journal of Medicare Policy & Action

How the Pandemic Made Algorithms Go Haywire

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Private Health Plans and Health Systems

  • Embedded Healthcare draws on years of evidence-based research studying how using behavioral economics to inform value-based care model design can inspire behavior change.

Academic and Scholarly Work

  • The Payment Insights Team is an interdisciplinary team of experts based in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.