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Coleen Young, FSA, MAAA

San Diego, CA, US

Tel: +1 858 5875315

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  • BA (honors), Economics and History, Rice University
  • MA, Economics, University of California San Diego

Current Responsibility

Coleen is a consulting actuary in the San Diego office of Milliman. She joined the firm in 2017 after more than 20 years as an independent actuarial consultant.


Coleen provides a breadth of health care consulting services ranging from high-level strategic consulting to detailed actuarial analyses. She has worked with a variety of clients including hospital systems, physician groups, private and public self-insured employers, managed care plans and insurers. Her representative consulting assignments have included:

  • Performing strategic and actuarial analyses for Medicare Shared Savings Plans and Next Generation Accountable Care Organizations
  • Designing provider reimbursement, risk-sharing, and financial models for start-up and existing delivery systems and health plans
  • Modeling health care market evolution and resulting financial and staffing implications for developing health plans
  • Creating detailed models to estimate and monitor claim reserves for employers, provider groups, and health plans
  • Performing retiree healthcare valuations
  • Developing and analyzing pricing and utilization assumptions, including assessing plan design impact and contribution strategy
  • Designing and performing comparative financial analyses of healthcare benefit RFPs and bidders
  • Negotiating financial and related contract terms between health plans and self-insured employers

Coleen is also interested in behavioral economics and data presentation and how these tools can be used to improve financial and actuarial analyses.

  • Work at Milliman

    • “I was offered a chance to come in, shake things up, create something."
    Work at Milliman