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Health Plan Practice Leader
As Practice Leader in the Health Plan market, Sonya works with Burchfield’s health plan clients to support their strategic and operational needs. She assists with the identification of pharmacy, audit and compliance solutions and coordinates implementation across the organization.
Sonya has close to 30 years of experience working within health plans in the areas of corporate compliance, government programs and operations. Prior to joining The Burchfield Group, Sonya’s roles include 20 years at Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield, where she helped build the Medicaid program, and key leadership roles within Healthfirst, Inc., United Healthcare and FirstCare Health Plans. Her experience includes Commercial, Medicaid, Medicare and Marketplace products, as well as regulatory and legislative affairs, internal audit, Model Audit Rule compliance, enterprise risk management and privacy and security compliance. During her career, Sonya has served as Corporate Compliance Officer for several organizations and led wide-ranging audits to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal processes. Sonya earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from The University of Pittsburgh. She is also Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC).