Nathan Funk

by Jasmine Phiri

August 4, 2021

Senior Vice President, Medicaid Practice Lead,
Optum Advisory Services

Nathan Funk is the Government Practice Lead for Optum Advisory Services and is responsible for thought leadership and expertise in Medicaid, ACA, Duals and Medicare. He possess over 15 years of experience in the Healthcare industry with executive leadership positions in Business Development, Technology and Operations. Nathan has also held leadership positions in other industries including Manufacturing, Banking and Retail.

Nathan’s expertise in the challenges facing today’s government plans includes Cost Management, Regulatory Compliance, RFP / Growth, government Innovations, Capital Planning, Road-mapping and Technology. Nathan has Product growth, implementation and management experience across Medicaid and Medicare products including but not limited to LTSS, TANF, CHIP and Duals.

Nathan has also implemented innovations or major change initiatives empowering government programs in Care Management / Social Determinants, Enrollment, Medical Quality, Encounters as well as Operations, Provider and Plan Management. In addition, he is also an expert in Health IT and the MITA 3.0 Framework.

Prior to joining Optum Advisory Services, Nathan spent the last seven years as the Chief Architect for UHC Community & State and prior to that held executive leadership roles in other fortune 500 companies.