Melanie Adkins joined Centerstone in 2016 as the Senior Director of Payer Contracting & Strategy for Centerstone. In her current role, she offers day-to-day support of all contracting and managed care initiatives. This includes developing and maintaining client relations within the managed care industry and health care payer organizations. Adkins has been instrumental in Payer negotiations across all Centerstone locations. She has been able to increase revenues for our services and get Centerstone’s new services contracted in order to realize revenue from those services.
Adkins has also aided in contracting initiatives for Centerstone Military Services as well as a number of national agreements. She has also been part of Centerstone’s initiative to engage Payers in Value Based Care contracting arrangements.
She brings 18 years of managed care contracting experience. She has worked for a number of Payers contracting for Medicaid, Medicare, EAP and Commercial lines of business. She also spent 8 years as a consultant helping Health Plans move into new markets and build provider networks.