Stoddard is a healthcare management consultant with Milliman’s Denver office. He helps lead the behavioral health and population health teams. His expertise is in using data to inform decision-making, including policy analysis, development and evaluation of population health strategies, and other interventions, and quantification of the impact of important public health issues.
Stoddard’s experience includes work for payers, provider organizations, associations, foundations, and state and federal agencies on a variety of important initiatives:
Integration of physical and behavioral healthcare
Development and evaluation of population health strategies to better allocate resources to patient needs
Outcomes measurement for healthcare improvement efforts and interventions
Burden of illness studies, including predictive modeling to identify unmet health needs or underdiagnosed conditions
Mental Health Parity compliance reviews
Behavioral healthcare cost and utilization projections
Patient attribution and payment reform modeling to support value-based contracting
Stoddard leads the Health Practice’s research efforts related to the opioid crisis and other behavioral health topics, and is heavily involved with developing behavioral health cost and utilization benchmarks for Milliman’s Health Cost Guidelines.
BA (Summa Cum Laude), Economics, Boise State University
MPH, Dartmouth College
“Opioid use disorder in the United States: Diagnosed prevalence by payer, age, sex, and state,” Milliman White Paper, March 2018.
“Potential Economic Impact of Integrated Medical-Behavioral Healthcare: Updated projections for 2017,” Milliman White Paper, February 2018.
“Addiction and mental health vs. physical health: Analyzing disparities in network use and provider reimbursement rates,” Milliman research report for the Mental Health Treatment and Research Institute LLC, a not-for-profit subsidiary of The Bowman Family Foundation, December 2017.
“Population Health in Primary Care: Cost, Quality, and Experience Impact,” The American Journal of Accountable Care, September 2017.
“Cost of Community Violence to Hospitals and Health Systems,” Milliman research report for the American Hospital Association, July 2017.