Dr. Mai Hubbard
Dr. Mai N. Hubbard is Managing Director in IMPAQ Health’s Insurance Access & Value-Based Care Practice Area. She provides leadership for IMPAQ’s Boston office and supports the Health Division through project oversight and business development activities.
Dr. Hubbard has worked closely with Federal and state governments and other clients on projects aimed at improving health care quality and lowering costs. She has developed resource use and quality performance measures for providers, provider groups, and hospitals; implemented pay-for-performance programs; assessed quality, resource use, utilization, and composite measures for use in Federal and state pay-for-performance initiatives; and developed dashboards and data visualization solutions.
Dr. Hubbard has experience working for a range of organizations and clients including: the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI); Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ); Center for Medicare (CM); Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services; the state of Maryland’s Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC); the state of Massachusetts’s Health Policy Commission (HPC); and private sector clients.
Prior to joining IMPAQ, Dr. Hubbard worked at Mathematica Policy Research where she directed the development and implementation of the Alternative Payment Model (APM) Program for CMMI. For that project, she assisted CMMI with the identification of physicians eligible to receive incentive payments through participation in APMs, monitoring of qualifying APM participant data for anomalous physician behavior, review of Physician Focused Payment Models, and the development and validation of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligibility indicators, under CMS’s Quality Payment Program (QPP). Prior to that, she directed the development, implementation, analysis, and validation of provider feedback reports under CMS’s Value Modifier program. Dr. Hubbard was also an advisor on a learning systems collaborative project for Accountable Care Organizations and has conducted research on maternal and child health outcomes, with a focus on maternal employment and childhood obesity.
Dr. Hubbard earned her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.