Amanda Forys, MSPH, is a Director within Xcenda's Reimbursement Strategy and Tactics consulting team. Her experience includes reimbursement policy analytics, with emphases on Medicare and commercial coverage and payment policy. Her work has covered a wide range of topics, including chronic disease management, post-acute care, long-term care, mental health, and specialty services.
Ms. Forys has focused on policy analysis through claims data and cost reports, as well as payment system modeling, budget scoring, and chronic disease studies. Prior to joining Xcenda, she worked at The Moran Company, The National Association for Home Care & Hospice, and The Lewin Group. Ms. Forys serves as a national speaker on healthcare, and has spoken or presented posters at conferences for the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, the American Academy of Neurology, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, and National Association for Home Care & Hospice. Ms. Forys has also presented findings of research to members of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC).
Ms. Forys received her Master of Science in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a concentration in health policy and administration. During this time, she completed an internship with the Government Accountability Office's healthcare team. She received a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Biopsychology and Cognitive Sciences from the University of Michigan.