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Health Care Innovation in a Time of Crisis: How COVID-19 is Reshaping the Health Care Industry

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Brent is an FSA and a member of the Academy of Actuaries. He is a consulting actuary with Milliman and joined the firm in 2010. His consulting experience covers a wide range of health actuarial projects. He leads projects including pricing, reserving, employer health and welfare benefits consulting, and financial forecasting. His clients include large employers, insurance companies, and hospital and physician groups. Brent’s recent experience includes:

  • Extensive COVID-19 modeling and analysis for firmwide COVID-19 model development to measure the impact of COVID-19 on the cost of care and utilization of services
  • Employer H&W consulting – broad support for large employers H&W benefits including strategic decision support, benefit reserving, design, and pricing for primary medical, dental, and pharmacy benefits as well as ancillary benefits
  • Provider contract review
  • ACA rate filings and general commercial cost projections and rate strategy
  • Plan design relativity studies to evaluate the costs or savings for implementing changes in benefits offered by employers
  • Stop loss pricing and evaluation using simulations to help employer evaluate the value of purchasing stop loss coverage
  • Benchmarking analysis to compare benefits offered to trends in the industry
  • Benchmarking analyses to compare cost and utilization of services to regionally adjusted norms
  • Wellness program ROI studies by applying risk adjustment to validate alternative methods for evaluating wellness programs.
  • Actuarial aspects of annual statement work