Michael Lutz

Michael Lutz supports clients who serve members of Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial health programs.

He applies his background in plan operations and strategy to help customers anticipate and implement changes in federal and state regulations to ensure program compliance and operational efficiency. Previously, Michael led engagements to develop comprehensive strategic business plans for clients, including market targets and product considerations. Michael has special expertise in Medicare Advantage, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Part D, and behavioral health programs.

Prior to joining Avalere, Michael held operational roles at several health plans, including Cigna HealthSpring and Independence Blue Cross where Michael was responsible for multiple operations and strategy projects in support of health plan launches and health services initiatives. Most recently, Michael provided support to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services while employed at MITRE Corp.

Michael has an MBA in risk management and insurance from Temple University’s Fox School of Business and a BA in economics from Dickinson College.