Craig Cartossa, ASA, MAAA, joined Wakely Consulting Group, LLC in 2023. His expertise is in Advanced Analytics, Healthcare Economics, Medicare Part D, Value Based Contracting, and Disease Management and Care Management Predictive Modeling and ID/Stratification. Craig has over 8 years of consulting experience which was preceded by his time at a Blues Organization. Craig has been published multiple times by the SOA and has been a guest on the SOA Healthcare Podcast. Craig is passionate about how quantile regression can reform the way we think about VBC contracting and our evaluation of ACO performance. Craig also has built several models that allow both payors and providers to assess the inefficiencies within their network, and has helped contribute analytical power in the development of preferred network or synthetic network design.