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Jessica Naber, FSA, MAAA

Consulting Actuary
Indianapolis, IN, US

Tel: +1 317 5243511

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Professional Designations

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

Education

  • BS, Actuarial Science (summa cum laude), Ball State University

Current Responsibility

Jessica Naber is a consulting actuary in the Health practice of the Indianapolis office of Milliman. She is a project manager in the biopharmaceutical consulting group. She joined the firm in 2011.

Experience

Jessica has been consulting with pharmaceutical companies since 2015. She leads and manages technical projects using research and data analytics. Significant projects include:

  • Assessing the payer landscape and alternate payment models for innovative technologies
  • Creating user-friendly budget impact modeling tools
  • Evaluating patient cost sharing and utilization behavior
  • Analyzing clinical treatment pathways before and after diagnosis
  • Modeling population and demand volatility

Prior to consulting with pharmaceutical manufacturers, Jessica was involved with supporting provider payment reform, including:

  • Performing shared savings agreement financial assessments
  • Evaluating physician efficiency using episodes of care
  • Evaluating hospital, skilled nursing facility, and home health provider performance

Presentations and papers

  • Evaluating Payment Models for High-Cost Curative Therapies.” Buckle, J., Jackson, E.A., Naber, J., Serre, D. Society of Actuaries, October 2018.
  • SOA Annual Health Meeting, June 2018. “Reimbursement Approaches for High-Cost Technologies.” Jackson, E.A., Naber, J.
  • Tri-State Actuarial Club Meeting, September 2017. “High Value Therapies: Quantifying and Funding the Investment.” Kuester, M., Naber, J.
  • Jackson, E.A., Naber, J. “The Future is Now: Are Payers Ready for Gene Therapies?” Milliman Insight. January 2017.
  • SOA Annual Health Meeting, June 2015. “Case Studies in Value-Based Care.” Axene, J., Larson, A., Naber, J.
  • Work at Milliman

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