As President of Value-Based Care (VBC) for Conifer Health Solutions, Mary Bacaj is responsible for leading national operations for the company’s Value-Based Care business unit which provides clinical integration, population health management and financial risk management services for more than 250 organizations. These include independent practice associations, commercial and Medicare accountable care organizations (ACOs), clinically-integrated organizations, full-risk bearing providers, hospitals, health systems, self-funded employers, Taft-Hartley plans and federal and state employer plans.
Bacaj brings several years of healthcare experience and expertise. She is a recognized subject matter expert in pay-for-performance strategies, hospital and physician alliances and health care reform strategy.
Prior to joining Conifer Health, Bacaj was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, where she worked with senior executives at health systems and health technology companies on strategic challenges, such as population health management, hospital and physician mergers and acquisitions, and risk-based contracting.
- Bachelor of Science from Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin
- Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Columbia University in New York City, New York