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Mike Kestler
Senior Manager
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Mike joined the Chicago office of Oliver Wyman Actuarial Consulting in 2014. He is currently a senior manager, primarily focusing on predictive analytics solutions across multiple healthcare markets.

As an associate of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries, Mike has dedicated the past five years working with a wide variety of healthcare clients providing analytical and strategic support related to risk adjustment, care/utilization management, and ACA pricing. He has worked extensively with clients on coding gap and risk suspecting analytics, as well as clinical claims benchmarking, assisting organizations in evaluating opportunities and targeted initiatives for risk adjustment, care management, and value-based contracting purposes. Additionally, Mike has contributed to the development of custom risk adjustment methodologies for behavioral health organizations.

The most satisfying moments of my career have been when I’ve leveraged the power of machine learning to illustrate to our clients the opportunities that hold real potential to enhance the quality of life for insured members and patients

Mike is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago where he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics.

Outside of work, Mike relishes long walks with his wife, Michelle, and their dog, Wrigley. He is supporter of the Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs. He also enjoys cooking and baking, drawing inspiration from the numerous cookbooks he’s accumulated over the years.