Wakely Welcomes Al Bingham as Senior Consulting Actuary

New hire adds to Wakely's expertise and the firm's unique capabilities to help insurers and government entities navigate health reform

Wakely Consulting Group (http://www.Wakely.com), a premier consulting firm with deep expertise in healthcare reform, is announcing that Al Bingham, FSA, MAAA has joined the firm. Al is a significant addition to Wakely’s roster of nationally recognized healthcare experts who are helping clients successfully negotiate the changes and challenges associated with healthcare reform.

Al Bingham was most recently the Director of the Office of Special Initiatives and Pricing in the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).   He served as the senior actuarial advisor and Chief Commercial Actuary for CMS on various commercial insurance and ACA initiatives, including risk adjustment, health policy, insurance programs and insurance oversight activities.  He formerly was Executive Director – Actuarial Services, East Regions for Kaiser Permanente (KP), responsible for all actuarial services for the KP eastern regions.  Prior to Kaiser Permanente, he served in several senior actuarial consulting roles.  His consulting experience includes actuarial and strategic work with health plans, health care providers, and large employers.

“Wakely has a reputation within CMS and elsewhere as the leaders when it comes to actuarial analysis of healthcare reform, risk adjustment, and to understand the drivers of success in the commercial market, and I’m very excited to join this team. I know of no other firm with the level of resources necessary to effectively analyze and evaluate health reform policy alternatives,” says Bingham.

Ross Winkelman, Principal at Wakely, says, “We are absolutely thrilled to have someone of Al’s caliber and experience join our team. People want to work with the best in their field, and we continue to attract top talent. Our clients appreciate the independent, top quality expertise.”

About Wakely

Wakely Consulting Group is a nationally recognized health care financial and actuarial consulting firm serving health plans, government regulators, employers, health care providers, and other stakeholders in health care, managed care, and reform markets. Wakely assists clients with product pricing, feasibility studies, predictive modeling, actuarial certifications and filings, operational analysis, compliance, and other financial and management aspects of their business. Wakely has offices in Tampa, FL; Denver, CO; Atlanta, GA; Minneapolis, MN; and Phoenix, AZ.

Media Contact:

Kelly Thompson 
Phone: 612.800.6585 
Email: kellyt@wakely.com

Source: Wakely Consulting Group


Categories: Healthcare, Health Insurance, Healthcare Insurance