Actuarial Director, Optum

Contact Information
PO Box 9472
Minneapolis, MN 55440
Phone: 763-797-2478
Email: ian.smith@optum.com
Ian Smith has worked in the health industry for fourteen years. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. He has seven years of experience forecasting medical and pharmacy health care costs for Commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid insurance carriers. He also has a background in determining consumer prices for health-related expenses for members of Commercial insurance, Medicare, and the US population at large. Currently he leads the model development and creation for an actuarially focused pharmacy consulting division serving Life Science companies as well as Providers and Payers.
CCA Member Since 2020
Insurers Other Health Subset Providers
Annual Meeting Program Committee

704 - Pharmacy Forward: Navigating Recent Shifts and Anticipating Future Trends 2024 CCA Annual Meeting (October 30, 2024)

Prescription Drug Update: Indications are Just Guidelines 2023 CCA Annual Meeting (October 17, 2023)

Prescription Drug Hot Topics 2023 CCA Healthcare Meeting (April 13, 2023)

Prescription Drug Update: PBM Pharmacagenomics 2022 CCA Annual Meeting (October 18, 2022)

08 - Prescription Drugs 2022 CCA Healthcare Meeting (April 14, 2022)

Pharmacy Forecasting – Not Just for Pharmacy Actuaries Anymore 2021 CCA Annual Meeting (October 25, 2021)

Health Plan and PBM Cost Mitigation Strategies Health Plan and PBM Cost Mitigation Strategies Webinar (August 18, 2021)