Eric Hammelman is a data-driven analyst who has spent his career overseeing healthcare data, risk adjustment and data analytics teams and projects. His experience includes serving as staff vice president with Anthem and vice president with Avalere Health. A leader in translating complex data analytics into actionable business strategies for healthcare entities, Eric has directed teams to conduct data-driven analyses of the impact of payment policies on healthcare patterns, including the effects of emerging payment and delivery models on providers, manufacturers and health plans.
Most recently, Eric led a risk adjustment analytics team for Medicare, Medicaid and Affordable Care Act business lines. During his tenure, the team identified and implemented several new processes to expand the risk adjustment operations by more efficiently engaging members and physicians. He also spearheaded efforts to combine claims, clinical and other non-traditional data to create a comprehensive risk profile of enrollees and providers.
Eric has experience analyzing large data sets including Medicare, Medicaid and private payer claims to identify trends and patterns – and then forecasting those trends to estimate future impact. He has also developed user-friendly models in Excel to estimate premiums, medical cost and coverage implications for a variety of state and federal proposals. Earlier in his career, he provided investment advice to institutional investors about companies in the healthcare services sector.
Eric earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, a Master of Music Performance from Mannes College of Music, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder.
When not working with data, Eric can usually be found at one of his wife’s classical violin concerts, including recent trips to Shanghai, China, Glasgow, Scotland and Cairo, Egypt. He and his wife also lead a classical music series called Chamber Music Chicago.