Ed Mailander, FSA, MAAA, joined Wakely Consulting Group in May 2016. Prior to joining Wakely, he was Chief Actuary for over nine years at two different East Coast health insurers. He has over 30 years of health actuarial experience. Ed has managed actuarial teams for Commercial, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid lines of business including managing the pricing and forecasting for large block of Medicare Advantage business through the revenue reductions of the last 6 years. He oversaw the successful pricing of health exchange business. He also has managed informatics and underwriting teams. He has provided actuarial support to provider contracting departments and to a 450 physician staff model medical group. He has participated in several merger and acquisition projects being responsible for the actuarial and forecasting aspects of the projects.
He has extensive experience with Medicaid rate setting from the health plan perspective as chief actuary and from the consulting providing support to MCOs and state associations. He has worked with Medicaid programs in 10 states.