Brett McCone works closely with Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC) staff and hospital leaders to develop fair and effective hospital rate setting policies, serving as an advocate for MHA’s member hospitals. Brett works closely with MHA’s Policy & Data Analytics and Government Relations at the intersection of data, rate setting and financial policy matters. Prior to joining MHA, Brett was a Managing Director in KPMG LLP’s Healthcare Advisory Services practice, where he spent the first sixteen years of his career. At KPMG, Brett served some of the firm’s largest healthcare clients in the mid-Atlantic region in reimbursement, financial planning, internal audit and risk assessments, ICD-10 preparedness and other healthcare financial management areas. A longtime member of the Maryland Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, Brett is Chapter President for the 2017-2018 year. Brett holds a BA and Masters of Health Administration from The Johns Hopkins University, and is a member of its Alumni Council, the governing body of the University’s Alumni Association.