Jessica Walradt

Jessica Walradt manages Northwestern Medicine’s government value-based care portfolio, which includes BPCI Advanced, the Medicare Shared Savings Program, the Oncology Care Model, and components of the Quality Payment Program. Prior to this, she led the Association of American Medical Colleges' policy, advocacy, and data analytic efforts surrounding alternative payment models. She directly supported approximately 60 hospitals’ and provider groups’ efforts to implement Medicare bundled payment programs. Jessica holds an MS in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health and a BA in Political Science from the University of Richmond.


Playing the Long Game: Why Northwestern Is Participating in Joint Replacement in BPCI Advanced Despite Projected Losses

May 13, 2019

Even though Northwestern Medicine is projected to sustain a loss in the new Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced, it plans to participate because doing so will position Northwestern Medicine as best possible to manage future challenges in episodes of care.