Freed Associates

Management Consultant Health Plan Operations

Freed Associates is seeking experienced healthcare consultants with strong skill sets in health plan operations. This consulting role requires leading complex assessment and implementation projects and managing programs in all functional areas of a health plan. Our team is composed of versatile and talented professionals who meet the demands of healthcare leaders across California.

Type of Work

We provide a wide array of services to our clients, so versatility and flexibility are attributes we seek and value highly.

Here’s a sample of the kind of work you’d be doing for our clients:

  • Lead clients through strategy development to ensure a shared vision and roadmap for implementing new and improved business and IT capabilities.
  • Provide executive leadership and advisory services to clients in key functional areas and on their most strategic initiatives.
  • Manage the development of programs/products from concept through launch engaging necessary functional areas including sales, marketing, enrollment, web presence, utilization management, claims, business intelligence, and technology.
  • Lead initiatives to adapt health plan offerings and services to the post-ACA landscape, including go-t0 market strategies, new organizational models, and efficiency improvements.
  • Lead complex implementation that involve divisions or departments – ensure that the project is on time, on budget, and delivered with the highest quality.
  • Establish, refine and develop Business Intelligence and Clinical Informatics functions in our client organizations.

What we look for in you

We recognize that highly talented people come in a variety of “packages.” You should know we have a very talented and unique group of consultants. That being said, we have found the people with the following skills and experience tend to do well at Freed:

  • A high degree of self-motivation, integrity, versatility and flexibility.
  • Significant experience with all aspects of large cross-functional, transformational projects in healthcare.
  • Ability to lead others to deliver high quality and timely results.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience and comfort working at all levels of an organization, including front-line operations staff, technical staff, managers, executives, and clinical leaders.
  • Experience working at a health plan or consulting to a health plan.
  • Familiarity with major health plan functions including sales, marketing, underwriting, enrollment, membership, network management, medical management, and claims.
  • Experience with commonly used systems such as EPIC, Cerner, NextGen, McKesson, Cerner, Meditech, or similar systems is a plus.
  • Although most of our assignments are near our consultants’ homes, willingness to do limited travel on the West Coast. Usually less than a two hour plane ride.
  • Bachelors Degree required. Masters Degree, RN or other clinical expertise, PMP and Lean Six Sigma Certifications are a plus.

To Apply:

  1. Please write a detailed cover letter, including salary requirements, explaining why you think you’d be a good fit for our firm.
  2. E-mail the letter and your resume to us at

Freed Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer