Diwen Chen, M.P.H., leads payment innovation with Elevance Health as the staff vice president of payment innovation in the Value Based Health Solutions division. She is responsible for national oversight of payment innovation efforts, including creating payment strategies, designing models, implementing alternative payment models, taking ideas from pilot to scale, and aligning incentives across the clinical and social continuum. Previously, she was the senior director of payment model development at Aetna for national networks and value-based care solutions. Diwen also led Dignity Health’s value-based efforts as the executive director of payment innovation and accountable care.
Throughout her career, Diwen has been passionate about payment reform, focused on transforming health care payment systems and innovating care delivery models from the provider/health system’s side and now on the payer side. Diwen currently serves on the board of the Health Care Transformation Task Force and previously co-chaired the Implementation Value Models Committee.