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Erica Hutchins Coe


Erica Coe is a Partner and Master Expert in the Southern Office of McKinsey & Company, residing in Atlanta, Georgia.  Erica has spent close to 15 years working with the management teams of leading public and private-sector healthcare organizations.  Erica is the Firm’s leading expert in Individual Market Exchange / Reform readiness.  She serves clients in the payor, provider, public, and social sectors. She has been most active with payors, where her experience spans both commercial health plans and governments, focusing extensively on driving strategic and organizational change.  She been integral in building the Firm's knowledge of health reform and modeling the market impacts of reform.

Work she has authored has been cited close to 700 times over the last two years, including being cited by WSJ, NYTimes, Forbes, Economist, among others. She has been a featured speaker in over 30 high-profile public forums over the last several years. She has led research and authored over 20 Reform Center Intelligence Briefs and multiple client white papers.

Before joining McKinsey, Erica worked for a boutique strategy consultancy serving pharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostic firms. She was also with Massachusetts General Hospital, collaborating on clinical trial research and assisting in the management of a mental health-focused nonprofit, and spent time working with the Carter Center Mental Health Program under Rosalyn Carter, based in Atlanta.  

Born and raised in Atlanta, Erica has recently returned home with her husband and new son.  She is thrilled to be back home to raise her family here, and has already begun strengthening her connections to the city, becoming involved in the National Alliance for Mental Illness Georgia chapter, reconnecting with the Carter Center team around broader Georgia-wide health issues, becoming involved in Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health, and seeking fellowship and community service through her local church.

Erica received her MBA from Columbia Business School, an MPH in health policy from Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, and a BA in sociology from Harvard University. Recent articles of Erica’s include “Potential impact of individual market reforms” (McKinsey & Company, February 2017), “How to Tame Rising US Healthcare Costs” (McKinsey & Company, January 2017), and “Navigating the uncertainty of potential ACA ‘repeal and replace’: A preliminary analysis” (McKinsey & Company, December 2016).