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Deana Bell, FSA, MAAA

Consulting Actuary
Seattle, WA, US

Tel: +1 206 5045956

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Professional Designations

  • Fellow, Society of Actuaries
  • Member, American Academy of Actuaries


  • BA (summa cum laude), Mathematics, Lewis & Clark College

Current Responsibility

Deana is an actuary specializing in health care consulting in the Seattle office of Milliman. She joined the firm in 2005.


Deana's actuarial experience includes pricing, rating, reserving, medical underwriting, benchmarking, and risk adjustment.

Deana works primarily with group health care programs, including commercial, Medicare Advantage, employer groups, and Veterans Health Administration. Deana has extensive expertise in morbidity risk scoring and analyses as well as utilizing Milliman's Health Cost Guidelines (HCG) and health care claims data grouper to support health care experience benchmarking analyses for her clients.

Her recent client assignments include:

  • Medicare Advantage bid development and support
  • Development of pricing models and rating
  • Retrospective cost and utilization review
  • Risk adjustment models and other predictive modeling
  • Pricing and benefit relativities


  • BA (summa cum laude), Mathematics, Lewis & Clark College
  • Work at Milliman

    • “I was offered a chance to come in, shake things up, create something."
    Work at Milliman