Kimberly Rhodes, M.A., a Senior Associate at Dobson | DaVanzo, brings a range of experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis to the firm. Ms. Rhodes is currently working on several projects related to understanding Medicare post-acute care payment systems, utilization and outcomes. Ms. Rhodes’ current areas of focus are examining the pathways (or sequences of care) of Medicare Fee For Service beneficiaries, analyzing the impacts of Accountable Care Organizations, and supporting analyses of the significant changes to the Home Health Prospective Payment System. Ms. Rhodes serves as the lead on the firm’s project to support CMS in determining whether the Part D formulary and benefit offerings are being administered appropriately. In addition, Ms. Rhodes drafts presentations for a broad range of audiences on the changing landscape of healthcare policy and provides clients with accessible and interactive ways of digesting data through dynamic maps and tables.
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 has 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.