Michael Pappas

Michael Pappas

Senior Director, Health Program Improvement and Analytics
Expertise
  • Technology integration
  • Process improvement
  • Health care policy and regulations
Focus Areas
  • Health
  • Health Information Technology and Analytics
  • Medicaid and CHIP
  • State Health Policy
  • Delivery System Reforms
About Michael

Michael Pappas is an experienced health care consultant, statistician, and attorney with experience integrating health care technology and data systems with policy expertise. He leads Mathematica’s business development team for data, analytics, and technology for federal and state Medicaid program improvement efforts, focusing on value-based payment innovation, program integrity design, high quality data and analytics solutions, and service delivery.

Before joining Mathematica, Pappas was a director of data and analytics at KPMG LLP. In that role, he led KPMG’s national government health care data and analytics team, working on large-scale projects across the country, including value-based payment health care transformations for multiple Medicaid programs. He designed the initial value-based payment measurement survey to calculate and analyze value-based payments from more than 60 managed care organizations. In addition, he managed the largest enterprise data mart technology agreement in firm history, including training staff on the complex contractual terms and legal requirements of the enterprise data mart.

Pappas also held positions at William Beaumont Hospital; Pappas Statistical Consulting; Kerr, Russell, and Weber PLC; and Pepper Hamilton LLP. He has a J.D. from Wayne State University Law School and a B.A. in statistics and cognitive psychology from the University of Michigan.