Jeff Smith has over 30 years of experience in healthcare policy and management specializing in providing strategic and financial consulting services for health reform planning initiatives and public sector programs, including Medicare, Medicaid, and national health insurers.
He has served as lead consultant to the Medicaid agencies of Colorado, Georgia, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Vermont. He assisted with the design, development, implementation, and operation of their Medicaid managed care programs, including waiver development and submission, capitation rate certification, health plan procurement, reinsurance design, and financial oversight.
Jeff designed, developed, and operated Medicaid risk adjustment programs in 10 states, including New York. He also worked with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) on Medicaid and Affordable Care Act projects.
Prior to joining HMA, Jeff was a principal in Mercer’s Government Human Services Consulting practice, served as vice president of finance for United Healthcare’s Medicaid line of business, was the state practice leader for The Lewin Group, and was a specialist leader at Deloitte Consulting.
Jeff received his bachelor’s degree in finance from Arizona State University.