Lina Jichi

Lina Jichi

Manager of Health Financing Advisory
Health Authority – Abu Dhabi (HAAD)

Lina Jichi is Manager of Health Financing Advisory Department at the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD). She has a Masters in Math and Statistics and post graduate studies in Mathematical and Actuarial sciences at Purdue University. Since joining HAAD in 2010, she has advised on several initiatives to set up sustainable and quality driven health payment system in the emirate, including implementation of Diagnostic Related Group (DRG), Evaluation & Management (E&M) and optimized homecare reimbursement. Lina has a strong actuarial modeling and research expertise in working with health care facilities and insurance companies to measure current health care cost in Abu Dhabi, and modeling its future trend.

Prior to joining HAAD, Lina spent 10 years in actuarial roles at the US, consulting on health insurance product management including new product design, pricing premiums and benefits, projecting claims experience and loss ratios for health insurance products including cancer, heart, critical illness, accident, and long term care products.