Denise Clayton

Denise’s work focuses on implementing and evaluating innovative health care delivery and payment models. For more than 10 years, Denise has worked on health policy, insurance benefit design, and innovative health care delivery models. Her work combines both data analysis and stakeholder engagement to drive insights.

I enjoy developing and studying new approaches to how we pay for and deliver health care in order to improve patient care and reduce costs.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Value-Based Payment Models
  • Health Care Delivery Transformation
  • Program Evaluation
  • Risk Adjustment



  • PhD, University of California at San Diego
  • BS, North Carolina State University