Karena Weikel, ASA, MAAA

Geisinger Health Plan
Chief Actuary

Karena Weikel is the Chief Actuary as of August 2020 and is directly accountable to the President of Geisinger Health Plan. She is a risk professional who began her career in healthcare experience in 2001. Weikel is responsible for managing Geisinger’s overall cost of care (expense, vendor), trend mitigation, vendor relations, underwriting, provider and medical economics, risk adjustment, operational and regulatory reporting, pricing and rate filing, trend analysis, reserve and organization-wide financial analytics for all lines of business. She leads a team of 130+ highly skilled and experienced professionals whom blend math, statistics and business knowledge to develop the analytics and improve revenue and expense that drive GHP’s success. Weikel’s experience includes VP Risk and Revenue Management in 2015-2020, AVP of Clinical Informatics in 2014, Director Actuarial in 2009-2010.