Michael Nugent is a Managing Director in the Healthcare practice and leader of Navigant's Managed Care Pricing team. With nearly 20 years in the healthcare payer and provider industry, Mr. Nugent is an expert and nationally recognized writer, speaker and advisor in the area of pricing, managed care contracting strategy, negotiations and front end revenue cycle innovations in an era of increased patient cost sharing and price transparency. Mr. Nugent is co-author of the new book, Accountable Care Organizations, Your Guide to Strategy, Design, and Implementation.
He has advised a wide range of healthcare payers, providers, and manufacturers on corporate strategy, reimbursement, product and operational matters. Mr. Nugent and his team have re-priced over forty billion dollars in hospital charges, have designed and implemented a myriad of shared risk, tiered network, pay for performance and money back guarantees for some of the nation's top payers, providers and manufacturers.
Mr. Nugent is one of the lead architects of Navigant's NextGeneration Pricing and Managed Care Toolkit used by payers and providers to benchmark and establish rates in partnership with one another.