Michael Thompson

Michael Thompson

President and Chief Executive Officer
National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions

Michael Thompson is the President and CEO of the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (National Alliance). The National Alliance is the only nonprofit, purchaser-led organization with a national and regional structure dedicated to driving health, equity and healthcare value across the country. Collectively, the organization represents over 45 million Americans, spending over $300 billion annually on healthcare including a broad cross-section of private sector and public sector employers as well as union organizations. Thompson is a nationally recognized thought leader for business health strategies and health system reform.

Prior to joining the National Alliance, Mike was a Principal at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for 20 years where he worked as an advisor to employers, health plans, providers, and other healthcare stakeholders. He was also an executive with diverse roles with Prudential Healthcare for over 17 years. Mike is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, serving on the Health Practice Council, and chairs the Medicare Sub-Committee of the American Academy of Actuaries (AAA). He is widely recognized as a leading national advocate for mental health and wellbeing and a Past President of the New York City chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI).

All Sessions by Michael Thompson

Thinc Main Agenda Sunday May 22, 2022
3:50 pm - 4:35 pm

Getting What We Pay For – Healthcare Affordability, Access, and Equity

  • Empowering employers to confront the twin problems of poor quality and health inequity
  • Policy implications for addressing lack of transparency, consolidation, and misaligned incentives
  • Prioritizing patient safety and quality to enhance the overall experience and heighten outcomes improvement
  • Equipping purchasers and consumers with tools and resources to make informed decisions and choose high-value care
Moderator: Michael Thompson