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Puneet Budhiraja

Puneet Budhiraja

Puneet Budhiraja

Senior Vice President,
Chief Actuary

Puneet Budhiraja joined CDPHP in 2013 and currently serves as senior vice president and chief actuary. In this role, he oversees the preparation and submission of all Commercial and Medicare rate filings. He is also responsible for creating new value-based initiatives and monitoring existing ones. Value-based programs allow CDPHP to partner with providers to attain the common goal of reducing overall health care costs while also improving quality.

Puneet has over 15 years of health care actuarial experience, working for insurance companies as well as consulting companies. Prior to joining CDPHP, Puneet worked as an actuary at Cigna Healthcare and was an actuarial consultant at Deloitte Consulting.

Puneet holds a Bachelor of Science in engineering and program in M.S. electrical engineering from New Mexico State University, N.M. Puneet graduated from the America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Executive Leadership Program (ELP) for healthcare executives. Puneet is a member of the Society of Actuaries and the American Academy of Actuaries. Puneet also serves as a committee member for the American Academy of Actuaries. Puneet has also peer-reviewed and published multiple papers for the Society of Actuaries journals.