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Michael Levin

Michael Levin

Michael Levin (luh-VIN) serves as co-founder and CEO of Vericred, Inc. – a leading healthcare data services company based in New York City. Together with his colleague Dan Langevin, Levin developed a vision for the healthcare data services start-up as the trusted source for accurate, complete and accessible healthcare provider information. Today, the company provides a complete and accurate health insurance data platform which includes health plan design and rate data, provider-network data and formulary data.

As an advocate for healthcare transparency and choice, Levin has been a recipient of prestigious awards and a guest speaker at various industry events including a featured panelist on the Data Aggregators panel at InsureTech Connect 2016. He was recently awarded the Industry Innovator Award by The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism for pioneering a solution to advance the adoption of healthcare consumerism in the industry.

Seen as an innovative engineer and serial entrepreneur, Levin was also named a Top Benefit Technology Innovator at the 2016 Dig|Benefits Technology Innovator Awards, an honor given to individuals making breakthroughs in digital benefit platforms, health insurance alternatives, private exchanges, digital health and wellness tools, and benefits and workplace analytics.

Previously, Levin served as chief operating officer for Affiliates Risk Management Services (ARMS), an insurance, risk management and e-learning services provider for healthcare professionals. Levin recruited a new leadership team, transformed and upgraded financial operations and audit systems, and led business plan development. Levin also founded Media Sciences to disrupt the aftermarket color printer supply business, bringing quality, value and choice to a market dominated by expensive, proprietary supplies. Today and throughout his career, Levin continues to drive innovation, bringing quality and choice to new markets.

Levin has been an entrepreneur, engineer and inventor all his life. Michael received his Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) degree from Lehigh University. He and his wife Nancy have four sons and live in Saddle River, N.J.

Recent Articles by Michael Levin

Are Patients Ready to Take Control?

In 1980, the actor Steve McQueen traveled to Mexico to receive unorthodox (and ultimately futile) cancer treatment. The widespread coverage that McQueen’s trip received in the mainstream press can, of course, be attributed to his celebrity. But it was also because the actor had taken the reins of his healthcare from the medical establishment, something […]

Healthcare Buyers Need Clearer Choices

Over the past decade, many industries have made tremendous progress when it comes to offering consumer choice. Just look at the travel industry. Twenty years ago, it wasn’t possible to search for a flight, compare dozens of different options side-by-side and tailor your selection to match your specific needs. Shopping experiences across many categories are […]

How to Pick a Health Plan (Carefully)

Total drug spending is expected to hit $535 billion in the U.S. in 2018, which is almost 17% of all personal healthcare spending, according to The Wall Street Journal. In the aggregate, that’s an awful lot of money on the table. But most of us don’t live in the aggregate. The prescription drug spending we […]

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