About Us

Ready for today and tomorrow

Commonwealth Medicine’s primary focus is to help Medicaid and other human service agencies accomplish their missions. As the health care consulting and operations division of UMass Medical School, we draw on the academic knowledge and public health service expertise of Massachusetts’s only public medical school to provide comprehensive, innovative health care and policy solutions.

Our services and expertise help state and federal agencies and other health care organizations create and apply the health care solutions they need — from offering innovation on clinical, policy and financial challenges, to developing and administering entire programs serving vulnerable populations. With staff members who have worked in state and federal government as well as in the private sector, we have extensive experience working with federal oversight agencies. With our help, government agencies, nonprofits, and managed care organizations are able to meet today’s health care challenges — and are prepared for what’s to come.

Commonwealth Medicine's public university–state agency model offers state agencies a unique approach to improving health care outcomes while controlling costs. Today our work has expanded to more than 20 states, as well as a number of countries.

Our expertise and innovation support the following critical areas:

  • Making health care reform a reality
  • Leading state Medicaid financial management
  • Managing care for vulnerable populations
  • Providing high-quality clinical and care management support
  • Evaluating and measuring programs
  • And more...

About UMass Medical School

The University of Massachusetts Medical School, one of five campuses of the University system, is comprised of the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the Graduate School of Nursing, a thriving research enterprise and Commonwealth Medicine. The Medical School's mission is to advance the health of the people of the Commonwealth through pioneering education, research, public service and health care delivery with its clinical partner, UMass Memorial Health Care. In doing so, it has built a reputation as a world-class research institution and as a leader in primary care education. The Medical School attracts more than $249 million annually in research funding, placing it among the top 50 medical schools in the nation.