Mr. Bramstaedt is a Senior Vice President in Segal's Chicago office and the Midwest Region Manager. He assists multiemployer and public sector clients with benefits strategy and design. Mr. Bramstaedt specializes in comparing managed care carve-out programs to carrier-based options and develops health care cost management programs. He has been successful in reducing client health care costs by following a process of goal setting, data evaluation, plan design modeling, vendor selection, and vendor management. He has also worked with many clients to develop effective contribution options. As a past member of Segal’s National Rx Consulting group, he was instrumental in developing innovative methods for evaluating prescription drug programs and reducing drug spending.
Prior to joining Segal, Mr. Bramstaedt was the Manager of Underwriting for a Chicago-area HMO. He also served for three years as an Employee Benefits Underwriter with a consulting firm specializing in association trusts and for four years as an Underwriter with a national insurance company. Mr. Bramstaedt is a past member of URAC’s Consumer-Directed Advisory Committee. This committee assists URAC with the development of accreditation standards for Consumer-Directed Health Plans.