ST. LOUIS, April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced the appointment of Mark Brooks to Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Brooks will oversee the development and implementation of all information technology and systems for Centene.
Mr. Brooks brings more than 25 years of experience in the technology field to the role, including 12 years in the healthcare industry. Most recently, he was Chief Information Officer for Health Net, the publicly traded managed care organization that became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene on March 24. He held several roles during his tenure for the California-based organization including Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Applications Development. Mr. Brooks has a specialized focus on Core Health Plans Systems and Digital Strategies that enable a better experience for members, brokers, providers and employers.
"We are pleased to welcome Mark Brooks to our senior management team," said Michael F. Neidorff, Chairman, President and CEO of Centene. "His experience at Health Net will be an incredible asset to our company as we move forward as the largest Medicaid managed care company in the country."
Mr. Brooks received his master's degree in Business Administration and bachelor's degree in Economics both from the University of California at Davis.
Centene Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a diversified, multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides a portfolio of 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, Medicare (including the Medicare prescription drug benefit commonly known as "Part D"), as well as programs with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Centene 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 management, care management software, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, in-home health services, life and health management, managed vision, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy and telehealth services.
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