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Andy Slavitt

Senior Advisor, Bipartisan Policy Center

Over his career, Andy has shaped some of the most significant and successful initiatives in health care impacting millions of Americans and the shape of the health care system. Andy is a Senior Advisor with the Bipartisan Policy Center. For the last two years, he served as the Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) under President Obama, overseeing the Medicaid, Medicare, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Health Insurance Marketplace.

From 2003 to 2013, Andy worked at UnitedHealth Group, eventually serving as the Group Executive Vice President for Optum. Andy founded and served as CEO of HealthAllies, a technology-based consumer health care company, was also a consultant with McKinsey & Company, and an investment banker with Goldman Sachs. Andy writes a regular column for USA Today, where is a member of the Board of Contributors. He is also a frequent guest on health care topics on several news stations.

Professional highlights include:

  • Named one of the 10 most influential people in health care by Modern Healthcare magazine in 2016
  • Recipient of the American Medical Association’s Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service
  • Graduate of the Wharton School and The College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania
  • MBA from Harvard Business School

2017 Sessions

Wednesday, September 27

Session 1: Mind the Gap

3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Mayo Civic Center, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom

What are the fundamental divides between people (not only patients) and health? Why are these gaps the pivotal issues for transforming health care now? The opening session sets the stage for Transform 2017.

Wednesday, September 27

Meet the Speakers

5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Mayo Civic Center, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom
Each main stage session is followed by an opportunity to meet the session speakers in a relaxed setting. Bring your ideas and questions for a lively conversation.