As VP of Kinetiq Health at Apex Benefits, Sarah and her team help members find cost-effective health care solutions to drive down employer costs. Sarah’s passion as a benefits strategist includes the use of data and predictive modeling as a means of lowering member risk. The insights Sarah provides when reviewing clinical and pharmacy claims and financial data often goes beyond the insurance implications, down to the individual member level.
Sarah initially joined Apex to help with the creation of our population health and wellness team. Soon after, she accepted additional responsibilities in the market analysis team. Based upon her impact, she was promoted to lead Apex’s actuarial services, and financial and data analysis teams. Key responsibilities include managing client deliverables pertaining to benefit structure, financials, wellness and business strategy. She also creates content to help educate clients and their employees and supports the sales process.
Sarah has over nine years of health care experience, in both the clinical and business settings. Her background as a Registered Nurse, currently working PRN at Riley Hospital for Children, brings forth a unique perspective in health care trends and chronic condition management. She also was instrumental in starting the adolescent inpatient behavior health unit at Riley.
Something unique about Sarah is that her work at Riley has motivated her to do more for children in need. Sarah currently resides in Noblesville, where she opens her home to foster children in the surrounding communities. To date, Sarah has had over 25 children in her home, many of which include teens and their infants.
- November 15, 2023
The holidays are a time to celebrate and be grateful, but they can also be a source of anxiety and pressure – especially if you’re hosting. Here are four-steps to help you save both your time and your sanity.
- November 15, 2023
Hosting family or friends for the holidays is a blessing, but it can also be stressful Here are a few tips to make holiday hosting much less stressful.
- June 7, 2023
Your primary care team serves as your very own health care quarterback, especially when it comes to preventing negative health outcomes. But how do you find a primary health team that works for you? Sarah will help show you the …
- June 6, 2023
Check out this video from Sarah Michaels, RN, as she highlights how to go about finding a medical practitioner for preventative care.
- January 18, 2023
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- November 23, 2022
We’ve all heard the phrase, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year.” But for millions of Americans, it’s one of the most difficult times of the year. As the holiday season approaches, days get shorter, and sunlight starts to …