Barry Smith has over fifteen years of experience with financial analysis and data mining. Since joining B&A in 2007, he has assisted numerous states in rate setting projects related to services for Medicaid long term care programs. He has analyzed provider cost survey data utilized in these projects and has researched state-specific market-based costs in support of B&A’s HCBS rate models. Barry also utilizes Microsoft Access to build analyses for many of B&A’s survey projects. Mr. Smith is also B&A’s lead analyst on larger scale surveys.