Tia Sawhney

Tia Goss Sawhney

Healthcare Consultant and Actuary at Milliman Inc

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1301 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, Washington, United States
Milliman Inc
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(206) 624-7940
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last updated 12/19/2017

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Chief Strategy Officer  - Precedent Insurance Company

Doctoral Student  - University of Illinois


Doctorate of Public Health  - University of Illinois

Masters  - Government , University of Pennsylvania

bachelors degree  - finance , Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

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Founded in 2006, TS Strategic Consulting, LLC is owned and operated by Tia Goss Sawhney as the corporate vehicle for Tia's consulting work.
This is a part-time edeavor as Tia pursues a Doctorate of Public Health at the University of Illinois's (Chicago Campus) School of Public Health. Tia is an actuary, qualified to provide actuarial opinions in the area of health insurance. Her professional interests are in developing innovative strategies at the intersection of insurance, healthcare, and risk assessment. Most recently Tia was the Chief Strategy Officer of Precedent, a start-up individual health insurance company, whose innovative product design was written up in the Wall Street Journal, Managed Health Care Executive, and numerous other health care publications. Tia is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. She has a masters degree in Government Administration from the Fels Center of Government of the University of Pennsylvania and an bachelors degree in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Early in her education Tia completed extensive course work in biology and other natural sciences which provided the initial knowledge base for her work in healthcare and her reading of medical literature. In addition to her recent role as Chief Strategy Officer of Precedent, Tia has been a healthcare management consultant with Milliman, the world's largest and most respected actuarial consulting firm, and a director with Health Care Services Corporation (aka Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois and other states). Tia has published thought provoking, strategic articles and essays in numerous insurance and actuarial publications. Her articles and essays are available on this website. Beyond her professional work, Tia is a world traveler, a prolific reader, and a politically active US and world citizen. She serves on the board of Jyoti Children's Development Foundation an Illinois-based non-profit organization which funds and manages a Jyoti School for deaf children in India. She is the mother of two amazing children.

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As Chief Strategy Officer for Precedent Insurance, Tia Goss Sawhney leads the executive management team in setting the organization's strategic direction with an emphasis on alternative health insurance plan design, underwriting practices, and customer advocacy efforts.In this role, she creates strategies across all business disciplines including product, marketing, underwriting, administrative, customer, service, technology, data management and analysis, regulatory compliance, and finance.Prior to joining Precedent, Ms. Sawhney served as Healthcare Management Consultant for Milliman, the world's largest and most highly respected actuarial consulting firm.While at Milliman, she provided consultative services to American Community Mutual Insurance Company (ACMIC), Precedent's parent company.Prior to Milliman, Ms. Sawhney functioned as the owner and business manager of her own consultancy, Sawhney Enterprises Inc., which guided numerous technology entrepreneurs in the development of their business plans and in raising financing from venture capital firms.In addition, she held various actuarial roles with insurance companies.Ms. Sawhney served as Director, IT Projects, Underwriting Department for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, and as the Director and Department Manager, Actuarial Department for Ford Dearborn Life, which, at the time, was owned by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois.She also worked at Commercial Life Insurance Company, and began her career at Milliman & Robertson (now Miliman) as an Assistant Actuary in the Health Insurance Practice.Ms. Sawhney holds an undergraduate degree in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Government from the University of Pennsylvania.She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

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by Tia Goss Sawhney, FSA, MGATia Goss Sawhney is a health care management consultant focusing on business strategy and international work with Milliman, and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

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