Allan Baumgarten, JD
"Cost of Care Trends and Strategies"
Allan Baumgarten is an independent analyst and consultant whose work focuses on health care policy, finance and local market strategies. He is the author of Minnesota Health Market Review, a nationally recognized annual report analyzing key trends and competitive strategies for health plans and provider systems in that market. He currently publishes Health Market Reviews in seven other states: Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Texas and Wisconsin, and is the co-author of an analysis of New York health insurance markets published by the United Hospital Fund. He consults to a variety of organizations to help them analyze the market competition and policy issues they face and to develop business strategies to meet the challenges of dynamic markets and health reform.