Mr. Andrew M. Webster has been exclusively serving ACO customers as the chief actuary and co-founder of Validate Health. Additionally, Andrew serves as the consulting actuary for the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) by performing actuarial modeling to help inform ACO policy considerations. He is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA), Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA), licensed reinsurance broker and certified EMR professional. Andrew is a national leader and speaker on the actuarial issues that ACOs are facing. Andrew helps level the playing field between physician/health system-led ACOs and payers by enabling ACOs to perform actuarial analyses through Validate's suite of actuarial software tools designed specifically for ACOs. Andrew's core competencies include improving ACO financial performance, fixing risk contract issues and managing catastrophic risk. He has worked with ACOs around the country to help negotiate provider contracts, estimate risk/gain sharing performance, evaluate physician efficiency, improve health status-based risk adjustment accuracy and hedge downside risk.