Andrew Bindman, MD
Andrew Bindman is the principal investigator on a SHARE-funded project to investigate the trends in California physician participation in Medicaid using surveys from 2011, 2013, and 2015. The goal of this project is to inform state and federal policy-makers as they evaluate the impact of the ACA’s Medicaid expansion and consider strategies aimed at increasing physician participation in Medicaid.
Andrew Bindman is Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Prior to this appointment, he was Professor of Medicine, Health Policy, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). He was also a senior advisor in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation within the US Department of Health and Human Services where he works on issues related to the health care workforce, graduate medical education, and Medicaid. Dr. Bindman has published extensively on evaluations of Medicaid health policies with a focus on access to care and health outcomes.
Other Professional Roles
Dr. Bindman has practiced, taught and performed health services research at UCSF’s affiliated San Francisco General Hospital for over 25 years. During 2009-2010, he served as a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow on the staff of the Energy and Commerce Committee within the US House of Representatives where he was intimately involved in the drafting of legislative language for the ACA. He received his M.D. from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York.