Kimberly Rhodes, M.A., a Senior Associate at Dobson | DaVanzo, joined the firm in 2016. She has broad experience in issues related to post-acute care, the Medicare Part D program, and alternative payment models. Ms. Rhodes serves as the lead on two of the firm’s Medicare Part D contracts to support the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in determining whether Part D formulary and benefit offerings are being administered appropriately and to analyze Part D policies and data as they relate to other areas of Medicare, such as Part B. Ms. Rhodes also contributes to several projects examining utilization and outcomes for Medicare Fee-For-Service beneficiaries within pathways of post-acute care and analyzing the impacts of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). In addition, Ms. Rhodes develops presentations using data visualization for a broad range of audiences on the changing landscape of healthcare policy. Ms. Rhodes is also engaged in the firm’s development of government task order and indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) proposals.
Prior to joining Dobson | DaVanzo, Ms. Rhodes was the Data Analyst at The Medical Team, Inc., a home health care agency that provides services to Medicare, Medicaid and private pay individuals. During her time there, Ms. Rhodes conducted research and analysis using operational, financial, and clinical data. Ms. Rhodes’ other professional experience includes working as the Publications Administrative and Research Assistant at the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) where she supported the publications process for three journals and facilitated the department’s outreach and research efforts. Ms. Rhodes also worked at the World Bank Group as an Information Assistant, where she provided legal reference and research services and contributed to her unit’s information management initiatives.
Ms. Rhodes earned a Bachelor of Science in International Political Economy from Juniata College and a Master of Arts in Global Affairs with a concentration in Global Health from George Mason University.