Mark Van Ert is a Managing Director in the Health Services segment. He has over 20 years of executive leadership experience with major healthcare and financial services firms. Mr. Van Ert’s responsibilities include executive roles in finance, corporate development, analytics and operations, and he has led several performance improvement and major organizational restructurings.
As an executive at Optum, a division of UnitedHealth Group, Mr. Van Ert held several leadership positions in Quality and Risk Adjustment Operations and was responsible for approximately $40 billion in Medicare Advantage and ACA submissions to CMS and HHS. He created processes and systems to perform self-directed and government-mandated audits (e.g. RADV) to ensure accuracy of submissions and corresponding payments, implemented Process and Control framework to ensure accuracy and completeness of all work, and he was responsible for analyzing, remediating, and quantifying impacts of changes to data submissions. Mr. Van Ert also led teams of analysts and data scientists responsible for helping numerous payers and provider groups maximize the effectiveness of their quality and risk adjustment programs.
Prior to working with FTI Consulting, Mr. Van Ert’s experience includes performance improvement initiatives at multiple organizations, including corporate capital restructuring, balance sheet rationalization, and operational re-engineering to improve organizational profitability and stability.
In addition, Mr. Van Ert has experience as a divisional CFO of Fortune 200 companies, he has experience leading strategy, finance and operational teams and has led investor and media relations for publicly traded corporations.
Mr. Van Ert holds his B.S. in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics and his M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota.