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Aditya Gupta


Counsels healthcare organizations—particularly commercial payers—on corporate strategy, board agendas, M&A, business building, and large-scale performance transformations

Aditya "Adi" is a core part of the Healthcare Practice. Since joining the firm, he has led the development of McKinsey’s work in commercial healthcare, which aims to use advanced analytics to improve performance for payers, focusing on the 180 million lives in the employer-sponsored health-insurance market. As part of this work, he has helped more than 25 of the largest US health insurers and provider systems and has led the firm’s research and perspectives in the employer-benefits domain. He specializes in serving leading healthcare organizations in their work on board agendas, corporate growth strategy, M&A and partnership due diligence, and large-scale transformation.

Some examples of Adi’s recent work include the following:

  • leading the development of a national US healthcare payer’s long-term board strategy, identifying the top market forces affecting the payer landscape, the payer’s capability gaps, and a road map for the development of future capabilities
  • driving over 30 percent earnings growth through the end-to-end growth strategy for a commercial business unit of one of the largest US health plans, focusing on product, pricing, sales, and distribution levers
  • directing a competitive assessment and performance diagnostic for a large-group commercial unit of a leading payer
  • leading an effort to identify a 2–5 percent improvement in health-benefit spending for a large, state-sponsored health plan through design in innovative-care delivery and member-engagement initiatives

  • Healthcare
  • Commercial

Published work

The gathering storm: The threat to employee healthcare benefits,” McKinsey & Company, October 2022

Employers look to expand health benefits while managing medical costs,” McKinsey & Company, May 2022

National employer survey reveals behavioral health in a COVID-19 era as a major concern,” McKinsey & Company, June 2020

Growing employer interest in innovative ways to control healthcare costs,” McKinsey & Company, May 2017


Delhi College of Engineering
BE, electrical engineering