Chris Dawe

Evolent Health

Chris is a Principal, Transformation at Evolent, leading teams that work with Evolent’s health system partners to design, build and operate successful value-based businesses. Chris also leads Evolent’s health policy team. Before coming to Evolent, Chris served as Policy Advisor for Health Care at the National Economic Council at the White House; the Director of Delivery System Reform at the Department of Health and Human Services; and as a Professional Staff Member for the Senate Finance Committee. In his roles in the Administration and the Senate, Chris played a pivotal role in the design and implementation of health care reform including the development of multiple provisions of the ACA (the Medicare Shared Savings (ACO) Program and the CMS Innovation Center). Chris also developed the Meaningful Use provisions of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009. Before coming to Washington, Chris worked in the business planning group at Partners Healthcare in Boston.