A credentialed and experienced, actuary, Chris Dickerson has expertise in Medicaid managed care, risk adjustment, and capitation rate development as well as rate development for long-term services and supports, physical and behavioral health.
Before joining HMA, he was a senior consultant with Optumas where he developed complex Excel models for actuarial topics including rate adequacy, risk adjustment, program changes, trend development, and Incurred but not reported (IBNR) reserving.
He has led projects through all phases, including working with the details of large data sets and presenting results to executives. A specialist in abstract problem solving, Chris has worked extrapolating results from limited data and using creative thinking to develop unique solutions to challenges.
He has served clients including state health and human services offices, health plans, and financing divisions providing actuarial services, reviewing and setting Medicaid rates, creating models of financial impact, and developing and launching a new Medicaid managed care program for the state of Nebraska.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Arizona State University and has an Association of the Society of Actuaries designation. He is also a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.