Andréa E. Caballero is currently the Program Director for Catalyst for Payment Reform. Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR) is a national, nonprofit corporation working on behalf of large health care purchasers to catalyze improvement to how we pay for health services and promote better and higher value care in the U.S. Andréa comes to CPR with over 15 years of experience in the health care industry. In the three plus years she’s been at CPR, she has led several significant projects, including CPR’s National Scorecards and National Compendium on Payment Reform, CPR Scorecards in California and New York, and CPR’s Scorecard on Medicare Payment Reform. In addition to tracking and quantifying progress in payment reform, she also leads CPR’s work on health care price transparency, bundled payment, and reference pricing.

Prior to joining CPR, Andréa served as Vice-President, Enterprise and Health Services Policy for UnitedHealth Group. In that capacity, she worked on a range of health care policy issues at the state and federal levels. Andréa was previously a member of PacifiCare’s Public Affairs team as the Director of State Government Relations, and a Regional Legislative Manager at Humana in Wisconsin. Andréa currently serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the Community Hospital of Long Beach Foundation.

Recent Posts by Andréa Elizabeth Caballero

The Payment Reform Landscape: For Employers, Keep Pushing Ahead

Because they cover more people than Medicare and Medicaid combined, employers could have a great deal of power over health care system reforms. But they need to use it.

The Payment Reform Landscape: Early Progress And The Need For Better Tools To Measure Impact

The release on October 25, 2016 of results from the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network’s (LAN) data collection effort underscores the nationwide commitment to reform the way the public and private sectors pay for health care services.

January 6, 2017Costs and Spending, Payment Policy

The Payment Reform Landscape: Specialty Pharmacy — Can Payment Reform Offer Relief?

The increasing number of specialty pharmaceuticals available is good news for the patients who sorely need these drugs to improve, or even reverse, their medical conditions. However, specialty pharmacy is also the fastest growing sector of pharmacy spending today.