Kurt Giesa

Practice Lead, Actuarial Healthcare
Kurt Giesa is a Partner in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin office of the Actuarial Consulting Practice of Oliver Wyman. Kurt works with health insurers, regulators, and providers.

His work with health insurers includes the design of group health and HMO rating techniques, rating specialized coverages, provider contracting, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid risk contracting, product design, regulatory filing, and mergers and acquisitions.

Kurt's work with health care providers includes assistance in contracting with payers, the design of capitation and risk-sharing mechanisms, the development of fee schedules, HMO creation, and the development of business strategies to anticipate and respond to the changing health care environment.

For state regulatory agencies, Kurt's work includes the review of health insurance rate filings, providing expert testimony at rate hearings, market analysis, and the development of regulation, specifically health insurance rate regulation.