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Chris Cagle, JD, CIE, MCM


Chris is the Manager of the qualifying payment amount (QPA) Audit team and leads ER’s consulting around the newly implemented federal law, the No Surprises Act (NSA). The NSA created patient protections and payment standards for health insurance stakeholders. Chris uses his legal analysis and communication skills, as well as his ability to anticipate potential challenges and mitigate risks to provide value to ER’s clients in all the projects he leads.

Chris has over 15 years of insurance regulatory experience. Prior to joining ER, Chris served as a Senior Examiner of Market Conduct Examinations for the Minnesota Department of Commerce. During his regulatory career, Chris has led dozens of comprehensive and targeted examinations of companies offering a variety of insurance products. Chris also has experience in a range of industries, including securities and consumer finance and counseling. Chris is a lawyer and active member of the State Bar of Wisconsin. In addition to earning a Juris Doctor degree, Chris earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a double major in Russian Studies and History.