Michael Bond, Ph.D., is the Senior Lecturer in the Department of Finance at the University of Arizona. He has taught health care finance along with numerous other courses. He is an active consultant and has worked with more than 150 law firms and companies on numerous issues. His work on Medical Savings Accounts (MSAs) and health-care policy reform has received national attention and appeared in a wide range of professional and popular publications, including Health Care Financial Management, Public Personnel Management, Compensation and Benefits Review, Benefits Quarterly, and Business Horizons.
Along with over 70 articles and presentations, he is the author of the nation’s first practical guide to reforming Medicaid using a market based plan (published by the Buckeye Institute in 2003). This resulted in the establishment of a Medicaid Commission in Ohio that adopted many of the proposals in their final report. The State of Florida proposed Medicaid reforms based on his “Insurance & Provider Exchange Model”. Mike earned his Ph.D., M.A. and B.A. in economics from Case Western Reserve University and serves as an advisor on Medicaid to the Governor of South Carolina Governor.