Danielle Lloyd is the senior vice president of private market innovations and quality initiatives for America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) in Washington, DC. AHIP is the national association representing organizations that provide coverage for health care and related services.

Danielle is responsible for assessing insurance market trends and developing policy in the areas of emerging payment models, quality measurement and health information technology interoperability. She is also chair of the steering committee for the national Core Quality Measure Collaborative that seeks to align quality measures across public and private payers to improve the quality of care, reduce clinician burden, and provide a clear signal of high-quality care for consumer choice and provider payment.

Previously, Danielle led Premier, Inc.’s policy analysis and development activities representing the interests of more than 3,500 hospitals nationwide. She also played a leading role in Premier’s large-scale provider collaboratives as a national expert on care delivery transformation and alternative payment models as well as the launch of Premier’s physician registry.

Prior to Premier, Lloyd worked on an array of healthcare issues including Medicare and Medicaid payment, quality policies, and health information technology for the American Hospital Association, California Hospital Association, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

She is from Los Angeles, has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and has a master’s degree in public health from the University of California, Berkeley.