Lansing’s Health Management Associates to acquire Wakely Consulting Group

Health Management Associates in Lansing has taken over the Wakely Consulting Group.  // Courtesy of Health Management AssociatesHealth Management Associates in Lansing has taken over the Wakely Consulting Group. // Courtesy of Health Management Associates

Health Management Associates in Lansing has acquired the Wakely Consulting Group with seven offices in six states. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Wakely, which operates in Atlanta, Minneapolis, New York, Phoenix, Tampa, and two locations in Denver, is a healthcare actuarial consultancy. The actuaries have experience with all facets of the healthcare industry, from payers to service providers to government agencies.

Her expertise includes Medicare Advantage, Medicaid Managed Care, risk adjustment and tariff setting as well as market analysis, forecasting and strategy development.

“Wakely is well known for its exceptional actuarial expertise in the healthcare sector, providing its clients with critical insights and tools to better understand their business and the environment in which they operate,” said Jay Rosen, Founder, President and Co- Chairman of Health Management Associates. “Such services are a crucial component for the sustainable success of any company.”

The Wakely Consulting Group, once the actuarial component of a broader Wakely organization, was founded in 1999. In 2017, the Wakely Consulting Group received its certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise.

“We are very excited to be working with the HMA team,” said Julia Lambert, President of Wakely. “It is clear that HMA attracts the country’s top experts and has built an outstanding consulting company. I am confident that the combined companies will open up more opportunities for our actuaries and advisors, who have been key to Wakely’s success so far.

“Over the years, Wakely consultants have worked closely with HMA to navigate the evolving healthcare landscape. I look forward to the new solutions, expanded services and the deeper know-how that the combined companies can offer our customers and the industry. “

Wakely will operate as the Wakely Consulting Group, an HMA company.

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