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Monisha Machado-Pereira


Monisha Machado-Pereira, a Partner in McKinsey’s Silicon Valley office, currently leads the Medicare service line within the firm’s Healthcare Systems and Services Practice. Since joining the firm, Monisha has focused on serving clients in the healthcare space, including large health plans, hospital systems, retail pharmacies, pharmaceutical, and medical products companies. Her recent experiences include working with large health plans to review and improve their Medicare business performance; defining local-market Medicare entry and exit strategies for regional health plans and providers; designing the end-to-end revenue optimization (risk adjustment and stars) process for payors, including stakeholder-specific requirements; defining and implementing post-reform payor product strategies, including novel, collaborative reimbursement models with providers. She has also bridged the payor-provider divide by developing innovative, combined strategies to reduce medical and administrative costs, and she has managed the implementation of large-scale health system operational transformations.

Monisha served in the Office of the President of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, helping to design and implement a new operational strategy focused on multi-service line Lean Transformation. Prior to joining McKinsey, she worked as a dental surgeon.

Monisha received a MS in health policy and management from Harvard University (USA) and a DDS from Mumbai University (India). Recent articles of Monisha’s include “Assessing the 2017 Medicare Advantage Star ratings” (McKinsey Center for US Health System Reform, November 2016) and “Improving acquisition and retention in Medicare” (McKinsey & Company, March 2016).