David Muhlestein Leavitt Partners
  • The Ohio State University, PhD
  • Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, JD
  • Brigham Young University, BA in Philosophy

David Muhlestein

Senior Director for Research and Development

David Muhlestein is Senior Director of Research and Development at Leavitt Partners. He directs the study of accountable care organizations through the LP Center for Accountable Care Intelligence and leads the firm’s quantitative evaluation of health care markets.  He is an expert in using policy analysis, predictive modeling and applied analytics to understand the evolving health care landscape and his insights have been quoted by publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Seattle Times and Modern Healthcare.

Dr. Muhlestein earned his doctorate in Health Services Management and Policy, JD, MHA and MS from The Ohio State University and a BA from Brigham Young University.

Behavioral Healthcare
In a recent Behavioral Healthcare article entitled “More ACOs look to behavioral health”, David Muhlestein noted that “while there is a growing recognition among ACOs that mental health and subs...
Managed Care
David Muhlestein commented on the new ACO regulations proposed by CMS for a Managed Care article entitled “New Proposed Shared Savings Regs Win Friends, Influence Organizations”. David stated tha...