Susan L. Lovejoy

Susan L. Lovejoy
Senior Policy Analyst
Pittsburgh Office


B.A. in political science, Stanford University; M.S. in health care policy and management, Carnegie Mellon University


Susan Lovejoy is a senior policy analyst at the RAND Corporation. She provides qualitative research support and project management across a wide range of subjects, such as provider performance measurement, value-based purchasing in Medicare and the private sector, Medicare physician payment, quality improvement in health care settings, physical and behavioral health integration, and maternal/child health. She has contributed to environmental scans of physician and hospital pay for performance, value-based purchasing programs, episode-based payment, and maternal/infant health. She also manages and contributes to CMS projects such as the design of an evaluation of the Health Care Innovation Awards, an evaluation of the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey, and analyses of Medicare ambulance services and global payment for procedures. She was the project manager and a research contributor for a congressionally-mandated assessment of VA healthcare resources and capabilities. Lovejoy has a Master of Science in health care policy and management from the H. John Heinz School of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University.