Harry M. Feder, MPA
Senior Vice President / Chief Operating Officer
As IPRO’s Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Feder serves as project director for IPRO’s Medicaid and state contracts, and provides oversight of IPRO’s Medicaid Integrity programs. Leading a department of more than 300 professionals with contracts in over 20 states and the District of Columbia, Mr. Feder is responsible for ensuring that necessary and appropriate care is provided across the continuum of care.
Under Mr. Feder’s direction, IPRO works with numerous state agencies assisting with delivery system reform, conducting utilization review and quality improvement activities, overseeing the treatment and quality of care provided to chronic care patients and patients with AIDS, oversight of the Early Intervention Programs to assure appropriate care to children from birth to age three, and monitoring hospital and residency training programs to assure compliance with working hour regulations. Included in each of these programs are requirements to coordinate sampling and data collection strategies, oversee data analysis and evaluation, as well as develop and maintain databases corresponding to review and reporting requirements.
Mr. Feder also serves as the project director for contracts with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) related to Medicaid Integrity Programs (MIC), Professional Business Services (PBS) and Qualified Independent Contractors (QICs).
Mr. Feder has in-depth knowledge of processes and issues surrounding the monitoring and assessment of the Medicare and Medicaid programs. He also has extensive knowledge and a national perspective of programs dealing with Payment Alternatives, Utilization Review, Quality Improvement, Managed Care, Long-Term Care, Fraud and Abuse, and Independent Review of Appeals.
Mr. Feder was President of the National Association of Independent Review Organizations (NAIRO) and is the author of a regular column in the Journal of Health Care Compliance. He is a member of the URAC Board of Directors and chairs the URAC Legislative and Regulatory Committee. The New York University Graduate School of Public Administration awarded Mr. Feder a Masters Degree in Public Administration.