Deirdre Baggot, RN, MBA, CNAA
Principal, Bundled Payments Practice
ECG Management Consultants
Former Lead, Acute Care Episode (ACE) Bundled Payments Pilots
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)


Deirdre is one of the healthcare industry’s most respected voices on the subject of bundled payments. The leader of ECG’s Bundled Payments practice, she has been invited to testify before Congress on the efficacy of bundled payments, was appointed expert reviewer by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for the Bundled Payments for Care Initiative, and has served as the lead for the Acute Care Episode Bundled Payment Demonstration. Deirdre also is an adviser for New York Medicaid bundled payment pilots.

Prior to joining ECG, Deirdre spent 6 years at the Camden Group as senior vice president and practice leader for bundled payments. Before that, she worked for 10 years in academic healthcare, first at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and later at the University of Michigan Health System, serving in key leadership roles. She is frequently asked to be a keynote speaker on the topics of bundled payments and alternative payment models. Deirdre has authored more than 20 papers on bundled payments, healthcare reform, and payment transformation and has been a featured expert on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Planet Money.