As principal in Commonwealth Medicine’s Health Law & Policy Solutions, Michael Grenier provides financial analyses in support of the Massachusetts and New Hampshire Medicaid programs. His responsibilities include developing financial models to determine the impact of various policy changes. Grenier’s expertise in pricing variation, disproportionate share payment policy, and health care related taxes. He is the co-author of issue briefs related to the Massachusetts 1115 Demonstration Waiver.
Grenier came to Commonwealth Medicine from the Massachusetts Division of Health Care Finance and Policy, where he managed the development of payment policies and rates for the Massachusetts Medicaid and Health Safety Net (charity care) programs for various health care services, including hospitals, nursing facilities, and community-based providers. He also provided analytical support for two public commissions comprised of state officials and stakeholder representatives—the Massachusetts Special Commission on the Health Care Payment System, and the Massachusetts Special Commission on Provider Price Reform.
Grenier earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.