Mr. Duzan has an extensive public health care background of nearly thirty years, both serving state Medicaid agencies now as a principal with Myers and Stauffer and formerly with the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration. He has extensive experience in Medicaid reimbursement strategies and systems in numerous disciplines, including PACE, behavioral health, acute care, psychiatric hospitals, physicians, practitioners and dentists, durable medical equipment and medical supplies, pharmacy, and community-based housing. He is an expert in Medicaid financing and compliance issues, including UPL demonstrations, intergovernmental transfers, and certified public expenditures. Mr. Duzan’s experience also includes engaging stakeholders, conducting training sessions, developing cost studies and working with industry partners to identify common ground solutions to health equity, access, non-federal share financing and service delivery models. He researches policy and reimbursement issues, designs survey instruments, and prepares fiscal models. Mr. Duzan is a partner-in-charge in the rate setting and federal compliance practice, which includes PACE, certified community behavioral health clinics (CCBHC), and analysis of substance use disorder (SUD) policy, as well as rate and reimbursement systems, upper payment limits, and federal compliance. His engagements are designed to improve the equity and efficiency in health care delivery, improve outcomes, and reduce the cost of government-sponsored health care programs. Mr. Duzan serves as chair of Myers and Stauffer’s national state PACE workgroup, a collaboration of subject matter experts within the firm to share best practices, emerging trends, and care insights within the world of PACE. Additionally he has spent the last two years as project director on state PACE engagements; working with the team to establish processes and procedures for state agencies to successfully implement PACE programs.