Aree Bly, FSA, MAAA is a Senior Consulting Actuary in the Denver office of Wakely Consulting Group. Aree has 18 years of experience as a health care actuary. Prior to joining Wakely, Aree worked in both consulting and internally in insurance companies including Milliman Consulting, CIGNA, and Great West Life and Health.
Her consulting experience is very diverse. She supported audits of Medicare bids for CMS, pricing for military health service companies, pharmaceutical studies, mental health and behavioral health product pricing, and Medicaid experience reviews and projections. She supported various disease management initiatives and research projects. She helped open, train, and grow an international office in Brazil, bringing additional actuarial expertise to the new offices and projects in multiple countries.
While with the insurance companies, she led initiatives to improve underwriting for small group and individual business, and led efforts to integrate underwriting teams following a significant merger. She managed a team of nurses responsible for large claim analysis and partners with the care management team. She provided support for HMO and PPO healthcare pricing in national markets. She worked in financial reporting developing periodic reserves for the healthcare and disability businesses. She supported stop loss pricing and product development.