Sara Corrough Teppema FCA MAAA FSA

Alta Advisers

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Alta Advisers
9014 Brookfield Avenue, Suite 100
Brookfield, IL 60513
Sara Teppema is President of Alta Advisers, where she focuses on quantifying the value of population health programs. Before launching her consulting practice, Sara led the design of innovative and value-based payment models at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. She has 30 years of health care and actuarial experience, primarily in consulting with a wide variety of clients, including providers, health plans, employers and government entities. She is a member of the Society of Actuaries’ Board of Directors, is on the SOA Finance Committee, and chairs the SOA’s Diversity & Inclusion strategy. She is the past chair of the SOA’s Research Executive Committee, and led a task force as part of the SOA’s Health Section’s strategic initiative for Public Health. She is also on the advisory board of the actuarial program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (her alma mater). When she is not involved in work and volunteer activities, Sara spends time with her husband and three young adult daughters; plays music and sings as much as possible; and regularly hikes and practices yoga.

CCA Member Since 2019

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

Professionalism: "I Have a Friend Who" Traveling Seminar: The All-In-One Actuary (September 13, 2011)

Professionalism: ABCD Overview Traveling Seminar: The All-In-One Actuary (September 13, 2011)

Workshop: Non-traditional Opportunities for Consulting Health Actuaries 2010 CCA Annual Meeting (October 25, 2010)

"Why Do I Have to Provide You With an Incentive to Take Drugs?" 2009 CCA Annual Meeting (November 02, 2009)


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