Sellers Dorsey has announced that Dr. Andy Baskin has joined the firm as a Senior Clinical Advisor. Before joining the firm, Dr. Baskin worked at Aetna/CVS Health for more than 20 years, most recently as National Medical Director, Clinical Policy and Quality. As Sellers Dorsey expands its capabilities to help states and providers achieve quality and value-based care goals, Dr. Baskin will provide crucial expertise in performance-based clinical operations.
During his tenure at Aetna/CVS Health, Dr. Baskin was responsible for national clinical policy creation and implementation, as well as establishing performance-based networks and quality measurement-based initiatives. In addition to expertise in clinical policy, quality measurement, and strategy, he has a wealth of knowledge in health care reform regulations, disease management, and benefit and plan design.
“We are pleased that Andy has joined Sellers Dorsey and will work with our clients to enhance health care equity, access, and quality across the country,” said Martin Sellers, Founder and CEO. “Andy understands the critical role Medicaid can play to positively impact access and health outcomes.”
At Sellers Dorsey, Dr. Baskin works on client engagements focusing on connecting payment programs to states’ value-based care objectives. He is an asset to the firm and supports the mission of improving access and achieving health equity through our work with clients on Medicaid financing and alternative payment solutions.
“Sellers Dorsey is doing critical work in the area of quality with states, providers, and managed care programs in Medicaid.” said Dr. Baskin. “I’m looking forward to collaborating with this passionate team of experts to achieve necessary outcomes for clients and the individuals they serve through these vital programs.”
Dr. Baskin was recently a member of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Standards Committee (8 years) and the NCQA Committee on Performance Measurement (11 years). Before working at Aetna/CVS Health, Dr. Baskin worked in emergency and internal medicine for over 15 years. He is also a former member of America’s Health Insurance Plans and National Quality Forum Consensus Standards Approval Committee. Dr. Baskin received his M.D. from Temple University in Philadelphia.