Tom Merrill
  • BA Political Science, Utah Valley University
  • Co-author of 'Growth and Dispersion of Accountable Care Organizations'

Thomas Merrill

Senior Analyst

Thomas Merrill is a Senior Analyst at Leavitt Partners.  As a Senior Analyst, Mr. Merrill informs client decision-making by providing unparalleled insight into how payment models and care integration trends are impacting the health care landscape.

Mr. Merrill has been on the forefront of Leavitt Partners’ accountable care and emerging care delivery systems research.  Leavitt Partners’ believes these new models of care represent a dramatic change in the business model of health care providers. Mr. Merrill’s perspective on this movement and his in-depth research has received national recognition.

Before joining Leavitt Partners, Mr. Merrill studied political science at Utah Valley University, cultivating a unique three-part emphasis in U.S. domestic policy, technology-influenced government, and religious pluralism within the United States.

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