Justin Peristere oversees UMass Medical School's pharmacy program operational branches. He supports programs including Massachusetts Medicaid (MassHealth DUR), Health Safety Net, Health New England, Nevada Medicaid, and Minuteman Health. He applies his expertise in utilization monitoring and cost analyses of drug spend. He was heavily involved with the development and operational implementation of the hepatitis C management program as well as a recent pediatric behavioral health medication initiative.
Under his supervision, the pharmacy program call centers consistently exceed industry standards by emphasizing streamlined processes and efficiencies in workflow, as well as ongoing quality assurance.
Mr. Peristere has also developed client and medication specific reports to identify potential areas of claims miscoding and cost avoidance.