Patti G. Weinberg, PA, MPS
Vice President, Medicaid/State Healthcare Assessment Programs
Ms. Weinberg, Vice President, Medicaid/State Healthcare Assessment Programs, has been with IPRO since 1994. A professional with a solid understanding of the current federal and state healthcare environments, she combines both clinical and administrative skills, with a track record of success in managing programs that have resulted in increased quality in the services provided to underserved populations.
She is responsible several New York State IPRO contracts including the Medicaid Utilization Review and Quality contract which covers reviews at all New York State facilities billing Medicaid fee-for-service for a total of over 100,000 reviews per year. In addition, she operates the AIDS Intervention Management Contract (AIMS) contract, a program which assesses the health and medical care of persons with HIV/AIDS, the Early Intervention Review Program, which assesses services provided to developmentally delayed children 0-3 years of age, and the Program Performance Monitoring and QI in Maternal and Child Health Programs. This program is also updating standards and designation for the perinatal system in the state.
Ms. Weinberg is fully familiar with the New York Medicaid transformative process and worked on Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) activities, as well as 1115 waiver to CMS to reinvest MRT savings.
She is also responsible for special projects which are done at the request of the NYS Department of Health to assist them in gathering information as it pertains to quality of care and/or program/data validation. Most recently, she has been involved with implementing the Sepsis Project, which allowed New York to have a data reporting system of all cases of sepsis and septic shock. This data was used for the first state wide facility specific public data report. She has also been involved in setting up a review program around maternal mortality quality reviews.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Weinberg was a Project Director at the what was formerly Medical and Health Research Association (MHRA) responsible for the administration of over $100 million in funding which supported 300 direct service, evaluation and planning contracts funded with Ryan White CARE Act Title I for New York City. She has directed the AIDS Initiative of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation where she was responsible for the coordination of HIV programs in the 11 New York City municipal hospitals, Diagnostic and Treatment Centers, and chronic care HIV programs. She has spent a significant amount of time providing technical assistance to both facilities and community based providers regarding HIV program management. A registered Physician’s Assistant, Ms. Weinberg began her career in health care as a clinician for the Chemical Dependency program at Beth Israel Medical Center.
Ms. Weinberg was awarded a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and the New School for Social Research awarded her a Masters Degree of Professional Studies in Hospital Administration. She also holds a Physician’s Assistant Degree from the United States Public Health Services Hospital on Staten Island, NY.