Brings deep payer and provider expertise with a focus on government
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2018--
Provider and payer consulting expert Kai Tsai has joined Navigant (NYSE:
NCI) as a managing director in its Healthcare
segment. In this role, Tsai will lead the firm’s health plan
consulting solutions, advising public and private plans,
provider-sponsored health plans (PSHPs), and health systems on
government and commercial program strategies.
Tsai has assisted both payers and health systems with developing and
implementing sustainable strategies across such programs as Medicare
Advantage (MA), Medicare Part D, the Medicare Shared Savings Program,
Medicaid, Dual Eligibles and Special Needs Plans. This includes
strategic growth planning and new market launch, provider network
selection and integration, product portfolio design, value-based
programs, revenue management, and MA star ratings improvement.
According to David Burik, managing director and leader of Navigant’s
payer/provider consulting division, “Given the continued growth in
Medicare Advantage and managed Medicaid lines of business, Kai will
deepen our ability to assist health plans and systems with their
government program growth and operational strategies. We’re thrilled to
have him on board.”
Tsai previously served as executive vice president of transformation at
RowdMap (acquired by Cotiviti (NYSE:COTV)), where he led key accounts in
leveraging the company’s benchmarks to support development of high-value
provider networks. Prior to that he led Valence Health’s advisory
services practice, helping position providers for value-based
arrangements and development of PSHPs. Tsai holds a Master of Health
Services Administration from the University of Michigan.
Navigant’s Healthcare segment is comprised of consultants, former
provider administrators, clinicians, and other experts with decades of
strategy, operational/clinical consulting, managed services, revenue
cycle management, and outsourcing experience. Professionals collaborate
with hospitals and health systems, physician enterprises, payers,
government, and life sciences entities, providing strategic, performance
improvement, and business process management solutions that help them
meet quality and financial goals.
Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global
professional services firm that helps clients take control of their
future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge,
substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help
clients build, manage, and/or protect their business interests. With a
focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and
significant regulatory or legal pressures, the firm primarily serves
clients in the healthcare, energy, and financial services industries.
Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and
technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp
insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More
information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.
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Source: Navigant Consulting, Inc.
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