AboutJason Shafrin is a Healthcare Economist who uses quantative analysis improve the quality and efficiency of the American health care system. After receiving a PhD in Economics from the University of California-San Diego, Dr. Shafrin worked at Acumen, LLC helping Medicare implement a variety of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a Obamacare). He has lead projects to: develop value-based purchasing system in Medicare for both the physician and home health settings, improve the methodology to estimate geographic differences in the price of labor, and propose methodologies to improve estimates of national health expenditure over the next 75 years. Dr. Shafrin is currently an Economist with Precision Heath Economics and where he uses his interdisciplinary skills in economics, health services research, and health policy to improve the quality and efficiency of the healthcare system.
SpecialtiesHealth economics, health services research, applied econometrics, pay-for-performance, expenditure forecasting, geographic variation in healthcare spending, Medicare payment policy, Stata programming.
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Last updated 3 April 2013