ST. LOUIS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) was honored for five of its innovative member programs at Dorland Health's Fifth Annual Case in Point Platinum Awards on May 5, 2014. The Case in Point Platinum Awards program recognizes case management programs that successfully deliver sustained efficiency and effectiveness across a variety of disciplines and settings in the continuum of care coordination.
Centene and subsidiaries Cenpatico of Arizona, NurseWise, Peach State Health Plan and Sunshine Health won awards in five categories including:
Disease Management/Population Health (Managed Care)
- Improving Pediatric Dental Outcomes for Medicaid Members, Peach State Health Plan
- Long-Term Care Program, Sunshine Health
- Child and Family Team Facilitator Certification, Cenpatico of Arizona
Pediatric Case Management
- Proactive Emergency Department Education Program, NurseWise
- The Centene Book Series, Centene Corporation
"Our clinical programs are critical to helping Centene and its subsidiaries provide access to quality, integrated healthcare for our members," said Mary Mason, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Centene. "We are honored to be recognized by Dorland Health with these prestigious awards for the fifth year in a row."
About Centene Corporation
Centene Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to government sponsored healthcare programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals. Many receive benefits provided under Medicaid, including the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), as well as Aged, Blind or Disabled (ABD), Foster Care and Long Term Care (LTC), in addition to other state-sponsored/hybrid programs, and Medicare (Special Needs Plans). The Company operates local health plans and offers a range of health insurance solutions. It also contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health, care management software, correctional systems healthcare, in-home health services, life and health management, managed vision, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy and telehealth services.
SOURCE Centene Corporation
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