Thomas Grannemann

Thomas Grannemann

Senior Fellow
Areas of Expertise
  • Health care program evaluation
  • Health economics
  • Policy and budget development
  • Provider payment methods
  • Cost projections
  • Cost-effectiveness analysis
  • Statistics/econometrics
  • Health
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid and CHIP
  • State Health Policy
About Thomas

Thomas Grannemann has an extensive background in health care economics, health policy, and program evaluation. His work has included health care industry studies, cost analysis, economic modeling, program evaluation, and policy analysis. He expertise includes Medicare and Medicaid policy.

Formerly a senior economist at Mathematica, Grannemann rejoined the company in 2015 after working at the Office of Management and Budget developing and overseeing the President’s budget and providing key oversight on demonstrations, evaluations, strategies, proposed regulations, and budgets while serving as program examiner for the Medicare branch, and previously as chief of the Medicaid branch. Before that, he was an associate regional administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. He also was chief of the Bureau of Economic Analysis and Rate Setting Policy and a senior health policy analyst for the New Hampshire Office of Medicaid Business and Policy.

Grannemann was president of Andover Economic Evaluation, manager of health policy research at the Workers Compensation Research Institute, and a senior economist at SysteMetrics/Medstat. In addition, he was an associate professor and associate director for the Center for Health Ethics and Policy at the University of Colorado and a data processing system director and division officer for the U.S. Navy.

Grannemann has written more than 70 briefing papers, coauthored three books on Medicaid financing and policy, and directed research and evaluation projects for the federal government, state governments, and insurers. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern University.