Natalie Graves

Natalie brings more than a decade of experience leading programs to transform health care by leveraging quality improvement strategies and promoting peer-to-peer learning. She has collaborated with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, hospitals, accountable care organizations, state Medicaid agencies, and patient and family advocates to translate ambitious goals into concrete action plans for improvement. Her areas of expertise include value-based care, delivery system transformation, payment reform, quality improvement, project management, and coaching & mentoring. 


  • Principal Investigator for the CMS Innovation Center Value Based Care Learning System
  • Author of over a dozen case studies on value-based care and payment reform programs
  • Coach and mentor 


  • Master of Public Health, Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan
  • Bachelor of Arts, History, University of Michigan


  • Project Management Professional
  • Design Kit: The Course for Human Centered Design, +Acumen and


  • Integra Community Care Network’s Approach to Advance Care Planning
  • Bellin Health Partners: The Evolution of Annual Wellness Visits
  • Henry Ford ACO’s Beneficiary Engagement Strategy


  • Managing Consultant, Mathematica
  • Senior Program Manager, American Hospital Association / Health Research & Educational Trust