Scott W. Ackman



Scott Ackman is a partner at Health Care Futures L.P. with 20 years of healthcare experience in managed care contracting, operations management and business development.  Scott has served a variety of clients in various capacities related to provider compensation planning, medical group optimization, strategic and financial planning, payer positioning and physician – health system alignment. 

Key Accomplishments

  • Led medical group optimization planning for several facilities including a large, urban safety net facility. 
  • Developed strategic plans for several large, integrated delivery system to address physician resource and programming development needs.
  • Led multiple engagements resulting in the acquisition of physician practices forming hospital-based groups.  The work included considerations for organizational design, management model, and compensation.
  • Facilitated multiple provider compensation redesigns for health systems with up to 2,000 employed providers. 
  • Developed business and strategic plans to support campus expansion for community and regional delivery systems. 
  • Developed strategic and financial roadmap to support expansion of a large for-profit behavioral health provider.  
  • Developed a payer positioning plan for a regional health system to support continued independence. 


Prior to joining Health Care Futures, Scott served in a variety of clinical and managerial roles including provider relations manager for a national, commercial, insurer and regional accounts manager for a medical device provider.  Scott received a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of North Dakota and a Master’s degree in Health Care Administration from the University of Minnesota.  

Scott lives with his wife Andrea and four children in Minneapolis and enjoys a variety of outdoor activities including running, biking and fishing with his kids.