Executive Management

Meet the Leadership Team that is guiding us forward.

Michael Berkey

Michael Berkey

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Berkey leads Livanta’s operations and serves as the subject matter expert, legal counsel, transition manager on contracts for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and project director for the Maryland Board of Physicians Peer Review Services contract.

Mr. Berkey began his career as a claims authorizer for the Social Security Administration. He was later selected for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) management intern program. Subsequently, Mr. Berkey became a legal and policy analyst for the Health Care Financing Administration (now CMS) before joining Livanta's affiliated companies. Mr. Berkey also served as the Medicare Appeals Counsel for CareFirst of Maryland and as the Eastern Regional Associate Counsel for the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, where he defended Medicare cost report adjustments before the Provider Reimbursement Review Board of HHS with a hearing record of 92-6. Additionally, he directed the medical review and worker's compensation review centers for Livanta's affiliated companies to support multiple Medicare Administrative Contractors in their appeals and claims reviews services and various CMS regional offices.

Mr. Berkey received a Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland School of Law and a Master of Professional Accountancy from Loyola University Maryland. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Professional Coder, and Project Management Professional.