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.



Rethinking Value: Building Patient-Centric Payment Models

April 1, 2022 | 12:00:pm

Yale Healthcare Conference

A discussion considering alternative models for value-based care that aim to improve outcomes and personalize the patient experience.

What financial incentives, structures, and support are required to recruit safety net provider participation in CMS Innovation Center models?

March 1, 2022 | 12:00:pm

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

Telehealth: Current Evidence and the Path Forward

February 2, 2022 | 2:00:pm

Presented to French Social Security Administration and Ministry of Health, Virtual


Diagnosing Economic Inequity

Journal of Medicare Policy & Action

How the Pandemic Made Algorithms Go Haywire

Slate Future Tense

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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.