Rajeev Yerneni, M.B.A., Ph.D.

Associate Vice President, Data Science

Rajeev Yerneni is responsible for data management and analysis, authoring research reports, and conducting evaluations of large data-informed state initiatives, such as Medicaid reform, using advanced statistical methods. He received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s in business administration in India and a master’s degree in philosophy and a doctorate in urban policy and management from the New School University.

Research topics: policy evaluation; health care utilization; health outcomes; substance use disorders; opioid treatment; tobacco use

Selected Publications

June 2019

Age Related Medication for Addiction Treatment (MAT) Use for Opioid Use Disorder Among Medicaid-Insured Patients in New York

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September 2018

Recurrent Use of Inpatient Withdrawal Management Services: Characteristics, Service Use, and Cost Among Medicaid Clients.

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October 2019

Validation of an Optimized Algorithm to Identify Persons Living with Diagnosed HIV from the New York State Medicaid Data, 2006-2014

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