Jon Kingsdale, PhD
Associate Professor of the Practice
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Health Law, Policy & Management

PhD, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
MA, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor



Jon Kingsdale joined Wakely Consulting Group’s Boston office in 2010, bringing his extensive experience in health care exchanges to the company.

A frequent author and contributor to healthcare publications, Dr. Kingsdale is widely sought on both the state and national stage for his healthcare reform insights and public policy guidance. He was the founding Executive Director of the Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority, an independent state agency established in 2006 under Massachusetts’ landmark health reform legislation. As the Executive Director for the country’s inaugural health benefit exchange, he led key initiatives to make health insurance universally available and to reform healthcare financing in Massachusetts.

As a senior executive at Tufts Health Plan for 20 years, Jon was responsible for strategic planning, product development, public affairs and government relations. Prior to Tufts Health Plan, he worked in strategic planning and reimbursement at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, researched hospital finances at the Harvard School of Public Health, consulted on health policy issues in Washington, D.C., and worked as a reporter for Forbes Magazine.
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Sinaiko AD, Kingsdale J, Galbraith AA. Consumer Health Insurance Shopping Behavior and Challenges: Lessons From Two State-Based Marketplaces. Med Care Res Rev. 2017 Jul 01; 1077558717718625. PMID: 29148347.
     
  2. Marzilli Ericson KM, Kingsdale J, Layton T, Sacarny A. Nudging Leads Consumers In Colorado To Shop But Not Switch ACA Marketplace Plans. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Feb 01; 36(2):311-319. PMID: 28167721; DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2016.0993;.
     
  3. Kingsdale J. Assessing a New Option: The Feasibility of Contracting with a Single Firm to Build and Operate a State’s Marketplace. Issue Brief published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 2015.
  4. Kingsdale J, Holland P. A Look at Marketplace Models: How Can They Help States Achieve Their Goals?. Issue Brief published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 2015.
  5. Kingsdale J. An Ounce of Prevention for the ACA’s Second Open Enrollment. Health Affairs blog. 2014.
  6. Kingsdale J, Mazza K, Connolly K. Boosting Enrollment: Lessons Learned from 2013-2014. Issue Brief published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 2014.
  7. Kingsdale J, Ario J, Garcimonde. Understanding the Potential Role Web Brokers Can Play in State-Based Marketplaces. Issue Brief published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 2014.
  8. Kingsdale J. After the false start--what can we expect from the new health insurance marketplaces? N Engl J Med. 2014 Jan 30; 370(5):393-6. PMID: 24428426; DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1315956;.
     
  9. Kingsdale J, Aurori J. Impact of National Health Reform and State-based Exchanges on the level of competition in the Non-Group Market. Issue Brief published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 2013.
  10. Kingsdale J, Tuite S, Holland P, Woolman J. Premium Allocation and Employer Contribution Strategies for SHOP. Issue Brief published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 2013.
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