Press Release (ePRNews.com) - Tampa, FL - May 16, 2017 - Wakely Consulting Group (http://www.Wakely.com), a premier consulting firm with deep expertise in healthcare reform, is announcing that Michael Cohen, PhD, has joined the firm. Michael 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.
Most recently, Michael was a Senior Advisor on Data Analytics and Program Integrity to the Marketplace CEO at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). He served as a senior advisor on various commercial insurance and ACA initiatives, including risk adjustment, health policy, program integrity, and insurance oversight activities. In addition to working at CMS, he previously worked at the White House, where he analyzed commercial market trends and helped develop policies on healthcare reform topics such as 1332 waivers. Michael has a PhD in Political Science with a specialization in state and federal policy development.
“Wakely is a unique firm in its access to top-tier expertise and unmatched data resources. I am delighted to join the team. Wakely continues to be a firm with cutting-edge knowledge and tools to help clients understand the ever-changing market.” says Cohen.
Ross Winkelman, Principal at Wakely, says, “We are absolutely thrilled to have someone of Michael’s talents and experience join our team. People want to work with the best in their field, and Michael certainly fits that bill. We expect Michael to come in and immediately help our clients navigate the complexities of the market.”
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.