Heidi Kriz MPH, RD
Assistant Director of Medical Policy and Prior Authorization (PA) Transformation Business Lead
Regence Health Plans
Heid Kriz leads and manages the evidence-based medical policy process and decisions at Regence, including prior authorization and utilization management programs.
Heidi completed her Master of Public Health at Barry University in Miami, Florida with a focus in epidemiology and healthcare administration and is a Registered Dietitian. For over 15 years, Heidi has worked in the field of evidence informed health policy with state Medicaid programs and more recently with Regence Health Plans. Heidi has managed and extensively published health technology assessments for 12 different state Medicaid programs at the Center for Evidence-Based Policy at Oregon Health & Science University. Additionally, Heidi has played a key leadership role in prior authorization transformation at Regence since 2018. Heidi serves as the Chair and Business Lead for the Prior Authorization Program which encompasses technology and data automation to promote timely, evidence-based care for its members.
Heidi Kriz