Thomas Kornfield, M.P.P., senior consultant at Avalere Health, provides analytical support and strategic advice for Avalere clients on Medicare Advantage (MA) risk adjustment and payment, and on Part D issues. He has over 20 years of public and private sector experience in MA and Part D payment policy. Prior to joining Avalere, Kornfield served as a vice president of Medicare policy at America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). During his tenure at AHIP, he led risk adjustment policy discussions with plan members and external stakeholders. Additionally, he oversaw research and analyses about the impacts of MA payment and risk adjustment policies. Kornfield also helped to lead work looking at the distribution of rebates among Part D plans and contributed to analyses of the impacts of restructuring the Part D benefit. He also spent 10 years working at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, where he held a variety of positions focused on MA and Part D payment policy. He has also worked for Coventry Health Care, the Alliance of Community Health Plans, and the Senate Finance Committee. Kornfield holds an M.P.P. from the University of Michigan’s School of Public Policy. His undergraduate degree is from Hamilton College.
Senior Consultant, Avalere Health LLC