Melinda Wood is Northern Light Wellness’s provider data specialist and our “go to” staff on payor credentialing, payor notifications, and data entry for our more than 3,900 contracted TPA network providers. Prior to joining Northern Light Wellness in 2015, Melinda was the network and credentialing manager and database administrator/programmer for Maine Network for Health in Bangor, where she worked for more than a decade. Before that, Melinda worked for nine years at Anthem and Machigonne Health Administrators in customer/provider service, claims, utilization management, and medical review. Melinda, also has nearly two decades of managed care experience working with providers, hospitals, healthcare facilities, patients, and insurance payors. When not working tirelessly on network management, Melinda is an active member of MeAMSS, the Maine chapter of the Association of Medical Staff Services. She is also a 2014 graduate of the Bangor Region Leadership Institute (BRLI). Melinda lives in Bangor with her fiancé, two daughters, and two dogs. In her spare time, she loves to visit lighthouses and enjoys photography.