Senior Vice President Commercial & Medicare Formulary Contracting Strategy
Gina Guinasso currently serves as Senior Vice President of Industry Relations, Commercial & Medicare Formulary Contracting Strategy for OptumRx. In this capacity, her primary responsibilities include leading the day-to-day rebate negotiations for all books of “carve-in” and “carve-out” business including; Commercial, Managed Medicaid and Medicare Part D. Gina’s team is responsible for formulary strategy development and execution of manufacturer agreements for both pharmacy and medical benefit products and she oversees both traditional rebate and value-based contracts. Prior to joining OptumRx in 2018, Gina spent 25 years in the biopharmaceutical industry focused on leading market access account teams, Federal Markets, distribution strategy, specialty pharmacy networks, state and federal policy, patient assistance, and reimbursement strategy. Gina is a lawyer by training and has extensive experience contracting with commercial health plans, PBMs, Medicare Part D plan sponsors, FFS Medicaid, specialty pharmacies, wholesalers, and 3PLs. Gina is a member of the Washington State Bar Association. She received her BA in International Business from Washington State University and her Juris Doctor from Seattle University School of Law.