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Expert in Healthcare Economy

Expert ID: 736411 Georgia, USA

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Ph.D. healthcare economist and statistician. Expert has been deposed and testified in numerous cases on healthcare issues, such as value of lost income, hospital certificate of need and other statistical topics. He has worked for universities, governments and private organizations and has over 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2008 Degree: MSc Subject: Health Services Institution: University of Washington
Year: 1985 Degree: PhD Subject: Economics Institution: University of Florida
Year: 1979 Degree: BBA Subject: Accounting and Information Systems Institution: Georgia Southern University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2017 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department:
Responsibilities:
Consults on government contracts. For example, he is the Senior Statistician for a large contract. Expert witness testimony and analysis for healthcare disputes and other types of litigation.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2016 to 2017 Employer: Booz Allen Hamilton Title: Senior Lead Technologist Department: Federal Healthcare Financing
Responsibilities:
Consulted as a statistics and economics expert on federal contracts with CMS and VA. Supervised junior staff and prepared proposals for new business.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2014 to 2016 Employer: IMPAQ International Title: Director of Analytics Department: Federal Healthcare Financing
Responsibilities:
Consulted as a statistics and economics expert on federal contracts with CMS. Supervised junior staff and prepared proposals for new business.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2012 to 2014 Employer: Inovalon, Inc. Title: Senior Health Economics & Outcomes Researcher Department: Statistics
Responsibilities:
Conducted health economics and outcomes research for health insurance companies and provider organizations. Analyzed a large database of healthcare claims.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2010 to 2012 Employer: King County, Washington Title: Healthcare Economist Department: Office of Management and Budget
Responsibilities:
Managed a database of county employee healthcare claims. Wrote and presented reports about the county's workplace wellness program. Authored articles published in peer-reviewed journals.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2006 to 2008 Employer: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington Title: Senior Research Fellow Department: Health Economics
Responsibilities:
Completed a two-year post-doctoral training program on cancer care and prevention. Published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2000 to 2006 Employer: Research and Planning Consultants Title: Senior Economist Department: Litigation Support
Responsibilities:
Managed Tampa, Florida office. Testified as an expert witness and provided other litigation support services. Most of the cases were about healthcare, such as hospital certificates of need disputes, healthcare claims disputes, anti-trust litigation and state agency regulation. Some cases were non-healthcare related, such as employment discrimination, state regulation of the citrus industry and lost wages disputes.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2010 to 2012 Agency: King County, Washington Role: Healthcare Economist Description: Managed a database of county employee healthcare claims. Wrote and presented reports about the county's workplace wellness program. Authored articles published in peer-reviewed journals.
Years: 1994 to 1998 Agency: Bureau of Economics and Business Research, State of Florida Role: Associate Director Description: Managed a staff of 10 researchers and support personnel. Prepared reports and studies on the economy of Florida.

Career Accomplishments

Publications and Patents Summary
Authored 17 articles in peer-reviewed healthcare journals.
Authored 9 articles in other peer-reviewed journals.
Authored 4 book chapters.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Here is a partial list.
- Testified at a Florida administrative hearing on the state’s worker’s compensation medical expense reimbursement system.
- Was deposed in this contest of the granting of a certificate of need for an open-heart surgery center.
- Co-authored a report submitted to the court in this dispute of worker’s compensation hospital bills submitted for reimbursement.
- Co-authored a report submitted to the court in this lawsuit for lost profits by a hospital.
- Co-authored a report submitted to the court in this civil anti-trust action between BC/BS Health Insurance and HCA, Incorporated.
- Co-authored a report submitted to the court in this anti-trust lawsuit between two health insurance systems.
- Co-authored a report submitted to the court in this dispute about the Texas Worker’s Compensation hospital reimbursement fee schedule.
- Co-authored a report submitted to the court in this dispute about the interpretation of a Texas statute regulating the Worker’s Compensation system.
- Coauthored a report prepared for this challenge to the granting of a certificate of need.
- Co-authored a report prepared for this dispute that involved a hospital that required HMO’s to sign an exclusivity requirement.
- Prepared an analysis of this contest of the Texas Medicaid reimbursement formula.
- Prepared an analysis in this anti-trust and breach-of-contract lawsuit between a physician group and a physician.
- Assisted in the preparation of a report submitted to the arbitrator in this dispute about the accuracy of the audited financial statements of a Texas hospital.
Training / Seminars
Expert completed a two-year pot-doctoral training program on cancer care and prevention at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington.

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