Enrique Martinez-Vidal, MPP

Vice President, State Policy and Technical Assistance
AcademyHealth

Enrique Martinez-Vidal, M.P.P., is Vice President for State Policy and Technical Assistance at AcademyHealth. He is currently the project director of a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-sponsored Payment Reform for Population Health initiative focusing on developing a better understanding of the landscape of current efforts and successes related to payment reform activities that support community-wide population health improvement. He also oversees two of AcademyHealth’s learning collaboratives: the Medicaid Medical Directors Network and the State-University Partnership Learning Network.

Until its recent conclusion, Mr. Martinez-Vidal was also the director of State Coverage Initiatives, a grant program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), which provided timely, experience- and research-based information and technical assistance to state leaders in order to help move health care reform forward at the state level. From 2010 to 2015, he served as a trustee on the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Board. From 2013-2015, he was the co-project director for a RWJF-sponsored initiative to manage and learn about payment and delivery system reform by working with a number of payment reform grantees to compile and disseminate lessons learned. Additionally, from 2011-2014, Mr. Martinez-Vidal served as the Project Director for AHRQ's Knowledge Transfer and Implementation Contract overseeing AcademyHealth’s work with the Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network and the Medicaid Network for Evidence-Based Treatment (MEDNET) project. From 2008 to 2010, he served as the project director for the State Quality Improvement Institute, a Commonwealth Fund-sponsored learning collaborative and technical assistance project that assisted states with developing and implementing sustainable quality improvement strategies.

Previously Mr. Martinez-Vidal was the deputy director for performance and benefits at the Maryland Health Care Commission, an independent state agency and, prior to that, was a policy analyst with the Maryland Department of Legislative Services staffing the House Economic Matters Committee.