James Dolstad FCA MAAA ASA

Vice President, Actuarial Consulting, Optum

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425 Market Street, Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA 94105
Jim Dolstad is a Vice President in Optum’s Payer Actuarial team. The industry leading team provides a wide range of actuarial services to health plans, providers, employers and government entities. In addition to traditional actuarial work, his expertise includes population health management, program valuation, performance management, underwriting analytics, social determinants of health, predictive modeling and risk adjustment. Jim has more than 30 years of industry experience working with payers, providers and employers. Prior to joining Optum, Jim was the Chief Actuary for a global operations management and analytics company. He also has served as Chief Actuarial Officer for a population health management company. These two roles enabled him to develop actionable analytics for internal and external customers based on a value chain approach designed to more clearly illustrate cause and effect. Jim began his career providing actuarial and employee benefit consulting for nearly 20 years where he ultimately led a regional practice for a national consulting firm.

CCA Member Since 2019

HMOs Insurers Providers Sponsors

02 - Artificial (Actuarial) Intelligence 2021 CCA Healthcare Meeting (April 27, 2021)

COVID-19 Discussion 2020 CCA Virtual Annual Meeting (October 26, 2020)

Social Determinants of Health: Not Just a Buzz Word 2020 CCA Virtual Annual Meeting (October 19, 2020)

Social Determinants of Health Social Determinants of Health Webinar (August 05, 2020)

Social Determinants of Health - Using Predictive Analytics 2019 CCA Annual Meeting (October 28, 2019)


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