Tiernan Meyer supports Avalere clients in analytic and strategic engagements focused on Medicaid, Medicare Part D, state health policy trends, and the impact of federal health reform.
In her role at Avalere, she has worked with stakeholders across the healthcare industry, including health plans, pharmaceutical manufacturers, pharmacies, wholesalers, associations, and patient groups.
Tiernan leads much of Avalere’s Medicaid work focused on policy, market research, and strategic analysis. This includes analysis of Medicaid trends and enrollment, state- and payer-level Medicaid strategy, policy design and engagement strategy, and Medicaid-related data analysis. Her work aims to help clients understand the business impact of Medicaid policy decisions and to strategize solutions to improve beneficiary access to care. She has particular expertise in pharmaceutical management trends, innovative contracting for prescription drugs, and cost containment.
Prior to joining Avalere, Tiernan worked as a health educator at the Delta Area Health Education Center in Helena, AR, and analyzed the Chilean public healthcare system while studying in Concepción, Chile.
Tiernan has a BA in neuroscience from Middlebury College.