Billy Dering, M.P.H.

Billy Dering is a Research Fellow at the Center on Health Insurance Reforms (CHIR) at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy. At CHIR, his research areas include hospital consolidation and out-of-pocket costs, as well as access and affordability related to diabetes care.

Prior to joining CHIR, Billy worked at the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, where he analyzed policies protecting consumers from out-of-pocket costs, helped standardize the WHO’s Health Financing Progress Matrix, and documented health workforce issues. Billy also worked as a project manager at Epic Systems, where he supported health systems implementing home health financing technology as well as responding to new payment models. He has also interned with Senator Gary C. Peters, where he researched legislation to improve health affordability. 

Billy received a Master of Public Health in Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan. He has also earned a B.A. in Public Policy from the University of Michigan.