Cumberland Rated Top 3 Payer Consulting Firm by KLAS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 12, 2019) – Cumberland has been recognized as one of the top three consulting firms in the 2019 Payer IT Consulting report by KLAS, the prestigious peer-reviewed healthcare technology research organization.

This report, KLAS’ first in the market, offers transparency into what payer IT consulting firms offer and their performance, including expertise and adaptability to customer needs.

Cumberland was rated No. 3 in the report, with an overall score of 92.0. In addition, KLAS observed that “Cumberland adapts well to organizations’ needs and brings both payer and provider healthcare knowledge to their projects.”

“We’re honored to have performed so well in KLAS’ Payer IT Consulting report,” said Pete Biagioni, Cumberland Payer Division Managing Partner. “Being recognized by KLAS is particularly meaningful since the rating is based on the opinions of our clients, and the fact that we are in the top three is very encouraging and motivating for our team.”

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To assemble the report, KLAS spoke with private health plans, provider-owned health plans (“payviders”) and a few government health plans regarding advisory services and technical services for payer organizations. In addition, candid and anonymized feedback from confirmed Cumberland clients was collected.

In the report, a CIO commented, “I have enjoyed Cumberland’s applied knowledge and experience both in the payer industry and on the delivery side. Cumberland’s people can give us real-life situations, not just theoretical ones. I think they are genuine professionals; they are not just here to answer questions. I appreciate their honesty and trustworthiness. They are genuine people who shoot straight.”

Cumberland’s Payer Division delivers strategic advisory, implementation and optimization services, as well as Agile transformation services, for some of the nation’s leading payer organizations and government agencies. The firm’s payer consultants have extensive technical and operational experience with mainstream core claims, benefits administration, population health and care management systems.

About Cumberland
Cumberland is a leading healthcare consulting and services firm providing strategic advisory consulting services, IT professional services, outsourced managed services and analytics solutions that advance the business of healthcare. Our experienced team of professionals works with clients in the payer, provider and life sciences markets to help them operate more efficiently. For more information on Cumberland, visit

About KLAS
KLAS is a data-driven company on a mission to improve the world’s healthcare by enabling provider and payer voices to be heard and counted. Working with thousands of healthcare professionals, KLAS collects insights on software, services and medical equipment to deliver reports, trending data and statistical overviews. KLAS data is accurate, honest and impartial. The research directly reflects the voice of healthcare professionals and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance. To learn more about KLAS and the insights we provide, visit