Brad Heywood

Senior Consulting Actuary



Brad Heywood, ASA, MAAA, is a Consulting Actuary based out of the Denver, Colorado Wakely office. Since joining Wakely in early 2018, Brad has been a key leader in the development of the provider risk line of business within Wakely. He has deep expertise in provider risk arrangements which is used to support more than two dozen Accountable Care Organizations involved in various CMS and CMMI risk-bearing programs as well as small to large payers and vendors in Medicaid, Medicare Advantage, and commercial lines of business. His support for these clients includes value-based model design and implementation, financial reporting, population health analytics, financial settlement projections, strategic decision support, market evaluations, provider evaluations and opportunity analyses, and much more.

Brad additionally has experience with Medicare Advantage bid pricing, Accountable Care Act (ACA) individual pricing, and Medicaid rate development / negotiations which he leverages to support groups taking on risks under various risk-taking arrangements.

Brad is a frequent speaker with the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) and the Society of Actuaries around provider risk and value-based care modeling.