Michael S. Adelberg, a former regulatory and program leader with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), has joined FaegreBD Consulting as a senior director on the firm’s health and insurance teams.
Adelberg brings 20 years of progressive experience in Medicare, Medicaid and the Health Insurance Exchanges that provide health care coverage to more than 100 million Americans. Within CMS, Adelberg served concurrently as Director of the Insurance Programs Group and Acting Director of the Exchange Policy and Operations Group in the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight. In these roles, he led the implementation of key elements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), heading a team of 125 and overseeing a $300 million operating budget for ACA programs and business operations. Prior to that, he was Director of Medicare Advantage Operations and held several other senior-level roles within CMS.
“Our clients are positioning themselves for continuing changes in government policies and programs impacting the health care and insurance sectors,” said David Zook, FaegreBDC chair. “Mike’s experience in developing key government programs, building regulatory frameworks, and facilitating key relationships across the health sector is a valuable resource we are excited to offer.”
Adelberg also has private sector experience, having served as vice president of Universal American Corporation, and as co-leader of a health policy practice at BearingPoint, now part of Deloitte.