Brian Machut

Consulting Actuary
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Brian Machut, FSA, MAAA, is an experienced health actuary with expertise in healthcare analytics and actuarial consulting with a passion for applying data to better understand health utilization and costs, develop solutions to reduce inefficiencies in the healthcare system, and help others adopt and maintain healthier lives.

Since joining the Minneapolis office of Wakely Consulting Group, an HMA Company, Mr. Machut has been involved in a wide variety of areas within healthcare actuarial consulting. He is a leader within Wakely’s value-based payment practice, supporting many organizations across several Medicare accountable care organization (ACO) programs, including the Medicare shared savings program (MSSP) and ACO REACH programs and other CMMI programs. He supports organizations entering into value-based payment arrangements in Medicaid and providers engaging in risk-bearing contracts from Medicare Advantage plans.

Mr. Machut has a depth of experience supporting payer organizations in Medicare Advantage, from medical expense trend analysis and forecasting to bid pricing support and strategic planning. He is a frequent author of Wakely whitepapers and briefs discussing recent developments within MSSP, ACO REACH, and Medicare Advantage.

Mr. Machut earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration, actuarial science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries