Medicaid Who’s Who Interview: Kili Preitauer

Kili is the Chief Growth Officer at i2i Population Health. Check out her LinkedIn profile HERE.

1. Which segment of the industry are you currently involved?

A: Healthcare Technology, no that’s not an oxymoron.

2. How many years have you been in the Medicaid industry?

A: My entire career, straight out of college. The actual count of years will remain a highly guarded secret.

3. What is your focus/passion? (Industry related or not)

A: Advising my husband on how to run his company. 🙂

4. What is the top item on your “bucket list?”

A: I’d love to have a beer with Barack Obama and George W. Bush at a backyard bbq. Can you imagine the stories?

5. What do you enjoy doing most with your personal time?

A: Drinking homemade tomato wine. It’s amazing. Big opportunity.

6. Who is your favorite historical figure and why?

A: Genghis Khan. I’d ask him how to conquer healthcare.

7. What is your favorite junk food?

A: Can I pick two? Pork rinds and pickled papaya. (If you knew where I was raised, that would make sense)

8. Of what accomplishment are you most proud?

A: Out drinking Clay Farris at the last MHPA annual conference.

9. For what one thing do you wish you could get a mulligan?

A: I’d be happy to redo the last 5 years of my life, BUT I’d redo it the exact same way. 🙂

10. What are the top 1-3 issues that you think will be important in Medicaid during the next 6 months?

  1. Drug spend (specialty drugs our pace IP spend
  2. Clinical integration (combining EHR data with claims data to actually make a difference)
  3. i2i, we’re killing it! 🙂