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Director

Win/Loss - Why they were selected (by current clients)

We looked at multiple vendors and ended up selecting Optum because of their actuarial expertise and...

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Director

Tools and Methodology

Before our meetings with Optum, there was a lot of data crunching behind the scenes. I had a few...

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Director

Tools and Methodology

Optum showed us their model. They showed us that our information is off to the side and not...

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Director

ROI and Cost

The deal I negotiated with Optum in the beginning had a flat price. I told them that I didn’t want...

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Director

People and Knowledge

Our Optum representative may get the closest thing to a perfect score I will ever give. If it wasn’t...

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Director

Tools and Methodology

We were very satisfied with our experience with Optum. They did exceed our expectations with the...

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Director

Tools and Methodology

The Optum consultant we worked with was very knowledgeable and experienced. During the site visit,...

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Director

Tools and Methodology

We have had a good experience with Optum. In the past, we used Advisory Board, which I think has...

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CEO/President

People and Knowledge

Optum's knowledge base is pretty special. The company has done the work. They have some talented...

Oct 2019
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CEO/President

Project Results

Optum provided us with Advisory Board services. Optum helped our organization and our board with the...

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CEO/President

Relationship

Optum has very good people. Their executives were very much involved in our engagement. The...

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CEO/President

Project Results

Optum did a very good job. I would definitely recommend them. I would contract with Optum again,...

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CEO/President

ROI and Cost

I hold Optum in high regard, but their services are awfully expensive, especially considering the...

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VP/Other Executive

Other Observations

We have done several projects with Optum. We needed an outside, unbiased third party that could help...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

Optum did certain things for us. But when we used another third-party firm to fact-check Optum's...

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VP/Other Executive

Project Results

In one area, my confidence in Optum was extremely high. I felt really good about that area, and...

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VP/Other Executive

People and Knowledge

Optum had been with our organization for a while, so at a certain phase, they should have known our...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

The main thing that Optum needs to work on is being honest with us. The truth is simple. They should...

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VP/Other Executive

People and Knowledge

I don't know whether we will do anything further with Optum. We brought them in so that they could...

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COO

ROI and Cost

We use a lot of consultants, and I always struggle with this because they are so expensive. At the...

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COO

Tools and Methodology

Optum could improve by more readily providing tangible outcomes and making those better. I was...

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COO

ROI and Cost

Optum's execution was very good, and they don't nickel-and-dime. There is just one flat fee.

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COO

Relationship

Optum doesn't consistently exceed my expectations. It is fair to say that Optum meets my expectations....

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COO

People and Knowledge

The consultants from Optum were certainly professional, but I am not sure they were all subject...

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COO

People and Knowledge

Optum has so much experience with a broad range of clients, and that background made it easier for...

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COO

Relationship

In the beginning, it was helpful for Optum's executives to provide continuity. During a project,...

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COO

Relationship

During the engagement, the strength of our partnership with Optum was great. Afterward, we had a...

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COO

Project Results

If people were to ask me about Optum, I would tell them that being very clear and up front is...

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Director

Project Results

We had a good experience with Optum. The nice thing was they controlled everything pretty nicely and...

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Director

Tools and Methodology

At the end of our engagement with Optum, we felt we had a strong, relevant presentation, and we were...

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Director

People and Knowledge

Optum was more than willing to help present the data they found in their analysis. For some of the...

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Director

Tools and Methodology

Optum was always there for us. We were happy with the parameters that we set with them. Optum was...

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Director

Project Results

I wasn't part of the contractual piece. So I don't know what the cost was. However, in terms of what...

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Director

Project Results

As long as Optum has a good understanding of what their client is trying to do, the process goes...

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CFO

Tools and Methodology

If someone asked me about Optum, I would tell him or her that Optum is a very good company with a...

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CFO

People and Knowledge

Optum has been very professional, collaborative, and open. They have established good rapport and...

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CFO

Tools and Methodology

I am a little disappointed that Optum isn't bringing us more outside samples. One of the reasons we...

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CFO

Sales and Contracting

Optum's senior leaders are either trying to sell us things or trying to establish a relationship so...

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CFO

Sales and Contracting

We are building a relationship with Optum, and we would certainly use them again. Optum is...

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CFO

Future Outlook

The outcome we are looking for is knowledge about which service lines to get out of and where our...

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CFO

ROI and Cost

Optum avoids nickel-and-diming, but they do continually identify and tell us about opportunities to...

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CFO

People and Knowledge

Optum acquired Advisory Board. I have had good experiences with Advisory Board, and Optum is doing...

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VP/Other Executive

Project Results

Optum helped us reach our organization's major objective, and we are staying on the path. There were...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

The good news with Optum is that because of their experience, they are able to say what specific...

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VP/Other Executive

ROI and Cost

Optum is expensive; however, their executive involvement was worth every penny we spent. The value...

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VP/Other Executive

People and Knowledge

It is difficult for me to say whether Optum has innovative processes or tools because I was on the...

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VP/Other Executive

Relationship

We had incredible access to an executive throughout our project. We also had a key person who we...

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VP/Other Executive

Project Results

We engaged Optum because we were seeking the opportunity to create an end product. We have had rapid...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

The positive outcomes that came from working with Optum were seen both internally and externally....

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VP/Other Executive

ROI and Cost

We have a multiyear contract with Optum. That is great, and I feel very strongly about the work that...

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Director

Other Observations

We had Optum come in and give us background information about consolidating things. The engagement...

Sep 2018
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Director

Other Observations

Our experience with Optum was okay. They have a lot of surface knowledge that is useful for keeping...

Sep 2018
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