Christine Hughes, M.P.H., has been a senior consultant with Bailit Health Purchasing for more than 11 years. Ms. Hughes’ work at Bailit Health includes research on best practices regarding: payment reform, patient-centered medical homes, pay-for-performance, and value-based insurance design. She previously served as deputy director for the Medicaid Managed Care Program at the Massachusetts Division of Medical Assistance. She also has experience in network contracting with a large integrated delivery system (Partners Community Health Care) and a staff model HMO (Health Care Plan). Ms. Hughes received a master of public health degree from the Boston University School of Public Health.