Kris Corwin

Kris Corwin is a Senior Project Manager at Discern Health. Kris advises clients on innovative health care management and performance improvement strategies. In addition, he conducts research on quality and performance measurement, care delivery transformation, accountable care, and value-based payment methodology. Kris’ recent work at Discern includes drafting impact analyses of proposed and final federal regulations related to value-based payment quality measurement. He is also responsible for managing projects that craft and apply quality strategy to meet client goals.

Prior to joining Discern Health, Kris worked as a law clerk at the Maryland Attorney General’s Office. Prior to that, he was a Product Development Manager at NCQA where he managed projects, committees, and some special assignments working with the office of general counsel. Kris has been involved with many healthcare quality management programs, including managing the development of a nationwide physician recognition program and updating certification programs for tiered physician networks.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Commercial health plans
  • Federal government policymaking and procedure
  • Value-based purchasing


  • JD Candidate – University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
  • MHA, Healthcare Administration – University of South Carolina
  • BA, Kinesiology – New England College


  • Baltimore, MD

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