Nathaniel Z. Counts, JD

Associate Vice President of Policy, Mental Health America

Nathaniel Counts is the associate vice president of policy for Mental Health America, where he works on innovative federal and state policy solutions for problems in behavioral health. He focuses on issues in incentive alignment and sustainable financing in behavioral health care, as well as issues in population health. His most recent publication was “Expected value-based payment: From total cost of care to net present value of care” in Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation.

He received his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was a Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy Student Fellow and his bachelor’s degree in biology from Johns Hopkins University.