by Stephani Simmons
August 7, 2017
Director, Division of Alternative Payment Model Infrastructure, Policy and Programs Group, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Gregory Woods is the Director of the Division of Alternative Payment Model Infrastructure at the CMS Innovation Center, which has responsibility for the alternative payment model provisions of MACRA. Previously, he led the Innovation Center’s health plan work, including the development of the Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) and Part D Enhanced Medication Therapy Management models. Prior to joining the Innovation Center, Gregory worked for the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources at the Department of Health and Human Services, where he focused on Medicare policy and budget issues. He has also previously worked for a health policy consulting firm and for a non-profit focused on behavioral health policy. Gregory has a Master’s degree in Public Affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School, and received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University.