Identifying a critical statistical bias in the way the Department of Health & Human Services unfairly penalizes states for errors in determining Medicaid eligibility and payments.
When a client faces a class action suit, a statistician creates a protocol, establishes key criteria and uses sampling to determine how many plaintiffs actually represent the class.
A&I’s analysis of an auditor’s estimate of alleged Medicare overcharging reveals bias in the form of faulty sampling and an inaccurate formula for calculating overcharges.
Faced with a biased environmental test procedure, quantitative analysis and industry experience determine if a client should invest in additional testing to earn a designation as clean fill.
When ABC unveiled "The Greatest American Hero" TV series the copyright owners of "Superman" concluded that the show's main character bore more than a coincidental resemblance to Superman.
We were asked: "How many members of a certified class in a class action is it necessary to sample in order to get a good estimate of total overtime hours due?"
The Commissioner of Human Resources for New York City was sued in a class action on behalf of aliens living in the city, who alleged unlawful denial of social services for which they were eligible.
A major manufacturer made product liability insurance claims covering millions of dollars in health claims arising from the use of its products.
A federal agency alleged that a state Blue Cross Blue Shield organization had benefited improperly from their dual role as administrator of federal Medicaid insurance and private health insurance provider.