Pravith Nambiar is a Director with Chartis with 15 years of payer advisory experience. He has led large-scale, enterprise, and multi-year roadmap initiatives and provided expert approaches to complex healthcare problems with a deep focus on key business drivers and stakeholder needs.
Pravith leads strategy engagements where he outlines paths for growth, including expanding business lines, entering new markets, and commercializing assets for diversification. Pravith also focuses on cost containment strategies to strengthen margin by driving efficiency within network, clinical, and administrative functions. He is recognized for his expertise in business architecture for new and existing products, as well as for new business opportunities.
Highlights of Pravith’s recent project work include leading a $250M growth strategy for a Medicaid payer, reducing cost of care by $32M through interventions targeted at homelessness and other social determinants of health, addressing the $2.1B provider data management problem through multi-payer collaboration, and targeting $840M of coordination of benefits inefficiencies. He is also responsible for leading the firm’s work in leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning to address payment integrity challenges.
Previously, Pravith was a Vice President with crankfrog, a top healthcare payer advisory services firm, before it became a part of The Chartis Group in 2022. Prior to joining crankfrog, he was at Acero Health, a technology health start-up, where he held roles in product strategy and business architecture. Early in his career, Pravith held roles as a technology consultant in Accenture’s Health practice where he helped clients define and implement digital solutions and execute complex system redesign.
Pravith holds a Bachelor of Science from Anna University in Industrial Engineering.