Steve Johnson, PhD

Vice President



Steve Johnson has over 33 years of experience working with Medicaid claims data and conducting financial analyses of Medicaid program issues. A risk adjustment expert, Johnson has helped several states implement risk adjustment payment systems.  

He is the principal author of the CMS manual “Implementing a Risk Adjusted Payment System for State Medicaid Programs,” and is an expert at processing large health care claims data sets.

He has directed numerous projects profiling the quality and quantity of data submitted by managed care plans and network providers. Johnson received his PhD in Economics from the State University of New York at Albany.