Komi Mati, Ph.D. is an applied economist with demonstrated experience providing cost effectiveness, statistical analysis, and predictive modeling in health, labor, and development economics. He has excellent knowledge of the US healthcare system with a focus on healthcare resource utilization, burden of disease, quality measurement, comparative effectiveness as well as health policy modeling.
He is also experienced in study design and implementation using logistic, linear, survival, time-to-event, difference-in-differences or hierarchical mixed effect regression, and propensity score matching methods. Dr. Mati has outstanding analytical skills for uncovering, understanding, and communicating insight from large datasets, including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ 100-percent Standard Analytic Files. He is also experienced in analyzing different survey datasets.
Dr Mati is currently leading the final evaluation of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG) Demonstration Evaluation. Dr. Mati has previously led the interim evaluation of the same demonstration. Before returning to Dobson | DaVanzo, Dr. Mati worked at Econometrica as a lead analyst for the CMS’ Beneficiary and Family Centered Care (BFCC) National Coordinating Oversight and Review Center (NCORC) project. While working on the NCORC project, Dr. Mati led, supervised, planned, and was the point of contact for all analytic works, ranging from monthly dashboard production to advanced planning for return on investment and impact analysis. He worked diligently with both clinical reviewers and analysts to help delineate projects, map out an analytic process to achieve results, and aid in initial project research required for analyses, and he developed advanced econometric models to estimate the impact of BFCC QIOs' intervention on Medicare beneficiaries. He also developed a SAS program for linking the quality-of-care review data from the CMS' Quality Management and Review Systems (QMARS) with Medicare beneficiaries' summary files as well as Parts A, B and claims data for evaluation purpose.
Dr. Mati is a certified advanced SAS programmer with more than 10 years of combined experience using SAS, Stata, SPSS, and R. Dr. Mati has previously worked as Statistical programmer at the Tennessee Department of health, and Statistical and data analyst at Eagle Technology working on Behavioral Health Services Information System Project (BHSIS) contract from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Dr. Mati has an MPH in Biostatistics from the university of South Florida and a Ph.D. in Economics from Laval University in Quebec, Canada.