KAPOLEI, Hawaii and TAMPA, Fla., April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), a leading provider of managed care services for government-sponsored health care programs, has named Scott Sivik state president of its 'Ohana Health Plan, Inc., based in Hawaii. Sivik has served as the market interim president since September 2016. He reports to David Reynolds, north division senior vice president at WellCare.
Sivik is responsible for 'Ohana's Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and managed long-term care businesses across the state. He will direct provider contracting and relations, sales and marketing, medical management, finance and regulatory compliance.
"With nearly 25 years of experience in the health care industry, Scott is an innovative leader with a proven track-record of developing programs and leading teams that improve the health status of vulnerable populations," said Reynolds. "He has a unique ability to develop strategic relationships that improve not just patient care, but a system's overall services to providers and other partners."
"'Ohana Health Plan is dedicated to delivering quality health care to ensure our members receive the care and services they need, where and when they need it," said Sivik. "This is an incredible opportunity to lead a group of talented, hardworking associates on a purposeful mission to support our members and help them live better, healthier lives."
Before joining 'Ohana last June, Sivik served in various senior leadership roles with Healthways, Inc. where he led several business units, including leading the Healthways Hawaii, LLC operations. Sivik also served as director of care management at the Hawaii Medical Service Association and was a center executive at Christus Spohn Hospital South in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Sivik received a Bachelor of Science from the University of South Florida in Tampa and a Master of Science in education from Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
As of Dec. 31, 2016, 'Ohana Health Plan has 240 employees in Hawaii and serves approximately 58,000 members through its offices in Kapolei, Honolulu, Hilo and Kahului.
About 'Ohana Health Plan
'Ohana Health Plan is offered by WellCare Health Plans, Inc. WellCare provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, focusing on Medicaid and Medicare. WellCare offers a variety of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind and disabled, as well as prescription drug plans. The company serves approximately 3.9 million members nationwide as of Dec. 31, 2016. 'Ohana has been able to take WellCare's national experience and develop an 'Ohana care model that addresses local members' health care and health coordination needs. As of Dec 31, 2016, 'Ohana serves approximately 50,000 Medicaid members, 7,600 Medicare Advantage members, and 400 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan members in Hawaii. For more information about 'Ohana, please visit the company's website at www.ohanahealthplan.com.
About WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) focuses exclusively on providing government-sponsored managed care services, primarily through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs. WellCare serves approximately 3.9 million members nationwide as of Dec. 31, 2016. For more information about WellCare, please visit the company's website at www.wellcare.com or view the company's videos at https://www.youtube.com/user/WellCareHealthPlan.
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