Dave joined L&E in 1999 specializing in health insurance and healthcare analysis. Dave assists clients with the design and pricing of insurance programs, the financial valuation of both short-term and long-term health coverages, and the financial examination of insurance carriers.
Recently, Dave has assisted eight states with healthcare reform analysis. These analyses included actuarial assessments of Health Benefit Exchanges, the development of rate review programs, the design and implementation of new programs to cover uninsured populations, and the actuarial review of Qualified Health Plans.
Dave is involved in the affairs of his profession and the health insurance industry by being a member of the Society of Actuaries’ Health Section council as well as being an active speaker regarding healthcare reform and financial reporting issues.
Prior to joining Lewis & Ellis, Dave was an actuarial analyst at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. While there, Dave was involved with the valuation of both individual and group health insurance.
Dave holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Oklahoma State University and a master’s degree in Statistics and Actuarial Science from the University of Iowa.
Dave has been an active industry speaker, focusing primarily on healthcare reform issues and small company issues.