Christina Koster is an associate director in the Government Healthcare Solutions practice. She has more than nine years of experience working with public and private payers and providers, with a focus on state Medicaid programs. She also has experience in managed care program design and implementation, operations, monitoring and performance improvement and data analysis.
Christina's areas of expertise include:
- Assists states in reforming their Medicaid programs in compliance with state legislation and Federal regulations and provides guidance and support in negotiations with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding program funding and regulatory approval
- Assists in the development of strategies to improve outcomes for complex populations, including behavioral health integration for individuals with mental health and substance use conditions, at both the payer and provider levels
- Has experience managing large projects, having served as the project manager for a multi-million, multi-year engagement