David Hughes

David Hughes, PhD, is the president of Human Services Research Institute (HSRI) and a nationally recognized expert in the field of behavioral health services, with particular expertise in evidence-based practices, outcome and quality measurement, and cost simulation models.  He has worked on more than 30 projects for SAMHSA, CMS, ASPOE, ACF, and ACL related to systems needs assessment and planning behavioral health services.  For CMS, he has provided technical assistance to more than 12 state Medicaid agencies on HCBS mechanisms, program design, service delivery systems and self-directions services, and in particular on 1915(i) State Plan Amendments and behavioral health services.