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Rich Birhanzel

by Jasmine Batchelor

May 1, 2019

Senior Managing Director and Payer Practice Lead,
Accenture Health

Rich Birhanzel is the senior managing director of Accenture’s payer practice, which delivers consulting, technology and outsourcing services to a wide range of health insurers. He is a recognized expert with substantial experience helping payers deliver significant cost improvements, improve productivity and adapt to new industry requirements. Rich leads Accenture’s social determinants of health research, solution offerings, data analytics and is also responsible for Accenture’s thought leadership surrounding the payer segment, which focuses on the Intelligent Payer. He has authored several point-of-view pieces and has been quoted in various media publications, such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and New York Times.