Andréa E. Caballero is the program director and interim co-executive director for Catalyst for Payment Reform and has 20+ years of experience in the health care industry. Andréa has a broad portfolio and specializes in measuring payment reform at the state and national level, identifying appropriate payment reforms based on assessments of local markets, and developing request for information (RFI) and model contract language for purchasers as they procure health care services. Additional skills include evaluating and reporting on price transparency resources for consumers and policymakers, assisting purchasers in direct contracting and pharmacy-related issues, and deep knowledge on a wide range of public policy issues.
Prior to joining CPR, worked in government affairs including as Vice-President, Enterprise and Health Services Policy for UnitedHealth Group, Director of State Government Relations for the Western Region for PacifiCare’s Public Affairs team, and as Regional Legislative Manager for Humana. Andréa received her MPA from Brandman University and two Bachelor of Arts degrees from Ripon College. Andréa is certified in professional mediation through The Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution at the ILR School at Cornell University. In addition to her duties at CPR, Andréa currently serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors for the Community Hospital of Long Beach Foundation.