Daymelis Santiesteban

Daymelis Santiesteban supports clients with research and analysis that span a variety of healthcare sectors and stakeholders.

Daymelis has special expertise in program evaluation of CMMI Accountable Care Organizations.

In her previous role at Avalere, Daymelis supported client work as a project accountant, managing project creation in the financial management system and collaborating with project managers to ensure accurate financial reporting. Prior to that, she was a sales auditor and accounting assistant at Stellar Partners.

Daymelis has an MA in public policy from George Mason University and a BA in international studies from the University of South Florida.

Authored Content

Health plans, including Medicare prescription drug plans, commonly apply utilization management (UM) tools to manage spending on prescription drugs.

Avalere analysis finds that new users account for a large share of Medicare spending on opthalmic medications.