UPMC Health Plan


Denise Hughes
UPMC Health Plan


UPMC Health Plan Welcomes Amy Meister, D.O., M.R.O. as Chief Medical Health and Wellness Officer

Dr. Meister Brings Expertise in Care Management and Intervention Strategies

Pittsburgh (April 15, 2021) – UPMC Health Plan today announced the appointment of Amy Meister, D.O., M.R.O. as Chief Medical Health and Wellness Officer, Workpartners and Commercial Products, effective April 12.

In the newly created role, Dr. Meister will lead the further development of innovative, comprehensive clinical and member support programs. She will provide strategic, programmatic, and medical leadership for the Workpartners team dedicated to the UPMC Employer Group program, LifeSolutions, and Employee Health programs as she will oversee these efforts for Commercial products to ensure improved health and wellness outcomes.

Dr. Meister will partner closely with leadership in commercial, clinical, and population health teams to deliver care management and intervention strategies for Health Plan and Workpartners members.

“Amy’s significant clinical and innovation-focused experience are a perfect match for Workpartners’ ‘whole person’ approach to care,” said David M. Weir, President, Workpartners. “We are excited to have her on our team and look forward to her leadership in further developing products that meet the needs of today’s workers and health care consumers.”

Most recently, Dr. Meister led the creation as CEO of Level2, a digital platform to manage care for UnitedHealth Group members with Type 2 diabetes. She constructed this business with data-enabled benefit design and quickly scaled it to become a large innovative care delivery team. Prior to this, Dr. Meister was with MedExpress as President of On-site Solutions, and was Vice President, Employer Health Services. She also previously served as Medical Director, UPMC Center for Hospital Medicine.

Dr. Meister completed the Marshall Webster Physician Leadership Program at the University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business. She earned her doctorate at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine; and completed her residency at Johns Hopkins University. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Wheeling Jesuit University.

Dr. Meister lives in the Pittsburgh area and will work from UPMC headquarters located in downtown Pittsburgh.


About UPMC Insurance Services

Serving 4 million members, UPMC Insurance Services is owned and operated by UPMC, a world-renowned health care provider and insurer based in Pittsburgh, Pa. UPMC Insurance Services includes commercial products from UPMC Health Plan for groups as well as individuals. Commercial products also include workers' compensation and employee assistance from nationally known Workpartners.® Government products include Medicare Advantage (UPMC for Life); special needs plans for those eligible for Medicare and Medical Assistance (UPMC for Life Complete Care and UPMC Community HealthChoices); Medical Assistance (UPMC for You); and Children's Health Insurance Program (UPMC for Kids). Community Care Behavioral Health, one of the nation's largest nonprofit managed care behavioral health organizations, offers a full range of services to Commercial and Medical Assistance members. For more information, visit upmchealthplan.com.