Andy Slavitt became a special advisor to General Atlantic in 2017, focusing on healthcare investments in underserved populations.
Mr. Slavitt most recently served as Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) under President Obama from 2015 through 2017. In this role, Mr. Slavitt spearheaded programs that provided access to quality healthcare for 140 million Americans, including Medicaid, Medicare, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Health Insurance Marketplace. Mr. Slavitt’s tenure at CMS was marked by the successful execution of a number of large new programs including the Affordable Care Act, the significant shift to pay-for-value payment models, and the implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).
From 2003 to 2013, Mr. Slavitt worked at UnitedHealth Group, eventually serving as the Group Executive Vice President for Optum, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, where he oversaw the delivery of clinical, technological, and operational solutions to healthcare clients and consumers. Prior to this, Mr. Slavitt founded and served as CEO of HealthAllies, a venture backed technology-based consumer healthcare company, which he sold to UnitedHealth Group in 2003. Prior to HealthAllies, he was a consultant with McKinsey & Company and an investment banker with Goldman Sachs.
He received his M.B.A. with distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Business as well as his B.A. in English with honors and B.S. in Economics from The College of Arts & Sciences and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.