Tracey Baker is a health care administration and policy, health plan operations, and project management expert. An 18 year public servant, she has held several positions at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. She has provided regulatory oversight of Medicare managed care plans and was also the subject matter expert for Low Income Subsidy benefit for the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit, a program impacting over 10 million low income Medicare beneficiaries. Since 2013, she has been the project manager, government task lead (GTL), and most recently, the contracting officer’s representative (COR) for the Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug (MARx) enrollment and payment system. She provides technical guidance and direction on the maintenance and development of this system’s software and operations, which manages the enrollment of nearly 50 million beneficiaries and processes payment for nearly 700 plans. Prior to joining CMS, Tracey worked in the private sector for several managed care plans in the northeast US.
Tracey holds a BS in Health Policy from Penn State University, an MBA in Health Care Administration from Baruch College, and an MS in Information Systems from Drexel University. She is a Philadelphia native.