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Sarah Fogler, Ph.D.

Director, Patient Care Models Group,

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

Dr. Sarah Fogler joined the CMS Innovation Center in February 2021. She is currently the Director of the Patient Care Models Group (PCMG) where she leads the design and implementation of physician and hospital-based alternative payment models. Specifically, Dr. Fogler oversees the Primary Care First and Making Care Primary Models; the Enhancing Oncology model and Guiding an Improved Dementia Care Experience condition-based Models; and multiple episode-based payment models including the Bundled Payments for Care Initiative – Advanced Model, Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model, and the newly-proposed mandatory Transforming Episode Accountability Model. Prior to joining CMMI, Dr. Fogler served as the Senior Director of Population Health and Community Benefit at Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. She also previously held various leadership positions in the CMS Center for Medicare, supporting the policy development and implementation of the Medicare Shared Savings Program. In addition to Medicare fee-for-service payment policy, Dr. Fogler also has spent time working on Medicaid long-term care supports and services—namely supporting the Money-Follows-the-Person Grant program and the regulatory development of the Medicaid health homes. Dr. Fogler has an M.A. from Boston University and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.