Adam Block is a Harvard-trained health economist who has worked for 25 years at the intersection of hospitals, health insurance, government, and research.
After receiving his PhD in 2007, Adam worked for Congress helping draft sections of the Affordable Care Act and then for CMS (the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) writing some of the original regulations building the Health Insurance Exchanges. From there, he spent five years reporting to CFOs in data analytics roles where he learned that most data vendors need some help showing return on investment.
Bridging the rigor of academic research with the practicality and expediency of business, Adam is the founder and principal of Charm Economics, LLC. Adam assists clients with Return-on-Investment modeling, external evaluation of business strategy, expert witness and arbitration case work, and business and financial analysis.
Adam graduated cum laude from Amherst College with a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience, from Harvard University with a PhD in health policy and economics and serves as an associate professor of health policy and management at the New York Medical College. He resides in New York, USA.
Adam is a member of the Ingenium Healthcare Advisors Consortium.