Matthew Fiedler is a fellow with the Center for Health Policy in Brookings’ Economic Studies Program. His research examines a range of topics in health care economics and health care policy. Prior to joining the Brookings Institution in January 2017, Fiedler served as Chief Economist of the Council of Economic Advisers, where he oversaw the Council’s work on health care policy, including the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance reforms, Medicaid expansion, provider payment reform efforts, and the excise tax on high-cost employer-sponsored health coverage. Fiedler holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University and a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Swarthmore College.


Recent Posts by Matthew Fiedler

How Should The Trump Administration Handle Medicare’s New Bundled Payment Programs?

HHS has several options for addressing Secretary Price’s prior objections to the hospital-at-risk structure of the CJR and EPM models that could maintain the integrity of these payment reform initiatives. However, the Department does not have a good alternative to the mandatory structure used...

April 10, 2017Costs and Spending, Medicare, Quality