James Teisl, MPH, is a healthcare policy professional with extensive Medicaid payment and financing experience. He joined BRG from the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), at which he authored and presented work related to Medicaid payment policies for institutional and non-institutional providers, primary care payment incentives, disproportionate share hospital payments, state approaches to non-federal Medicaid financing, state policies for payment of Medicare cost sharing, and Medicaid value-based purchasing initiatives (e.g., accountable care organizations).

Mr. Teisl also previously worked for a health and human services consulting company, at which he managed production of a New York State Health Foundation–funded report to estimate the impact of ten policy options on healthcare spending in New York State; managed a comprehensive assessment of the Missouri Medicaid program; and presented anticipated impacts of the Affordable Care Act to a Wyoming legislative subcommittee.


Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health
MPH, Health Finance and Management, 2002

Johns Hopkins University
BA, Behavioral Biology, 1997

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Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission
Principal analyst
2010 - 2015

The Lewin Group
Senior consultant
2008 - 2010

Nexera, Inc.
Senior consultant
2006 - 2008

Ohio Medicaid
Policy manager
2002 - 2006

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