Melissa DePriest is currently a Consultant with BluePeak Advisors. Melissa is a healthcare professional with experience in the Medicare Advantage Part D field focusing on coverage determinations, appeals and drug utilization review. Her most recent work for clients has included Part D Coverage Determination Process Improvement, Medicare Part D staff training, departmental workflow development, and creation of staff training materials on Part D Coverage Determinations. Before that she was acting supervisor of the Drug Utilization Review program at Windsor Health plan and was responsible for the program’s creation and implementation. Her strong organizational and operational skills led to the improvement of the company’s 2013 D15 star measure within just a couple of months.
Melissa’s other areas of expertise include compliance, audit readiness, staff training, process improvement, policy and procedure development and team management. Prior to her position at Windsor Health Plan she worked as a senior certified pharmacy technician for over 9 years at Walgreens, which has provided her with extensive insight into customer relations and service.