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Andy Merrill

Vice President, Optum Payment Integrity R&D



Andy Merrill founded the R&D capability in 2013, and has grown it into a system that now oversees savings activities for all Optum® Payment Integrity customers.

As the leader in charge of the payment integrity strategic innovation portfolio for Optum, Merrill implements emerging technologies and integrates them with complex existing systems. He is also responsible for new product development as well as establishing and maintaining industry alliances necessary to create those new systems. 

Merrill earned his Bachelor of Arts in strategic communications from the University of Minnesota, and a Master of Business Administration in corporate strategy from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management.