Jennifer Weiner

Jennifer Reynolds Weiner

Research Health Economist


MPA, Domestic Policy with certificate in Health and Health Policy, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
BA, Economics with Secondary Concentrations in Mathematics and German, Bates College

Jennifer Reynolds Weiner is an expert on health policy and the economics of health care. She has extensive experience working with Medicare claims data, drafting programming requests and specifications, conducting risk adjustment, analyzing county- and state-level data, and communicating results in writing and through public presentations. She is also well-versed in the rulemaking process, including performing analyses of policy options, drafting preamble and regulatory text, preparing briefing materials, and summarizing and responding to public comments.

Currently, Ms. Weiner serves as associate project director for finance for the Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). She oversees the design, implementation, and analysis of all financial calculations for the program, including the calculation of financial benchmarks, the determination of shared savings and losses payments, and other informational metrics. She collaborates closely with other areas of the project team and with the client to ensure accurate and timely payments and to provide technical assistance to program participants. She has also provided key support to CMS in federal rulemaking efforts to revise the program's financial methodologies.

Ms. Weiner joined RTI in 2015. Previously, she was a senior policy analyst at the New England Public Policy Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, conducting independent and team-based research of state and local public finance issues in the New England region. She also previously worked as an associate at Analysis Group, Inc., directing and performing analyses of economic and clinical outcomes for pharmaceutical clients.

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