Founded by Peter Burns and Mark Podrazik in 2006, Burns & Associates, Inc. (B&A) is a health care consulting firm that works with states on policy analysis, financial modeling, rate setting, program design, implementation and evaluation and stakeholder engagement.  B&A has worked on healthcare financing and payment reform nationally on behalf of MACPAC and with 30 state agencies in 23 states.  We bring together senior staff with direct experience working for states, a powerful analytic shop and strong partnerships with a deep bench of sub-contractors to deliver boutique, affordable, high quality services to our clients.

Our team includes experts in the field of health care delivery and payment system reform as well as talented analysts.   The senior leadership team is comprised of a former Medicaid director, state budget director, chief financial officer, director of payment reform and a housing director.  The programming and analyst staff are experts in using healthcare claims, surveys and qualitative techniques to conduct policy and data analysis and have a depth of specialized knowledge about rate setting and payment policy.