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Sarah Spiekermeier, MBA, HCA, CPM
Administrative Operations Sr. Director at Banner – University Health Plan


Mrs. Spiekermeier has over ten years’ experience in healthcare leadership with an emphasis in health plan operations, program implementation, and Medicaid and Medicare regulations. In her current role with Banner Health, she provides operational leadership and oversight for Banner University Health Plan’s Medicaid and Medicare products, including the development and implementation of company-wide infrastructure. A few examples of Mrs. Spiekermeier’s accomplishments are the Justice System care coordination reach-in initiative, behavioral health integration for dual population, Medicaid value-based purchasing strategy, Veterans member engagement initiative, and the successful Medicaid RFP award and implementation for long-term care and integrated care contracts for southern and central Arizona. Mrs. Spiekermeier graduated with her MBA with a concentration in Health Care Administration from Ashford University-Forbes School of Business and is a Certified Public Manager from Arizona State University- College of Public Programs. She regular presents on care coordination for the justice-involved population, how to improve member engagement for service members, veterans, and their families, and physical and behavioral health integration.