Fort Worth-based Care N' Care Insurance Names Wendy Karsten as New CEO

Oct 20, 2015, 08:00 ET from Care N’ Care Insurance

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Care N' Care Insurance, one of the leading Medicare Advantage Insurance companies in Texas, has named Wendy Karsten as its new CEO. She replaces Fowad Choudhry, who is CEO at North Texas Specialty Physicians. Choudhry had stepped down when he became the CEO of NTSP. He will remain on the Board of Directors for Care N' Care.

Prior to her promotion, Karsten was chief operations officer at Care N' Care, having joined the company in February 2015.

"This is an important step in Care N' Care's evolution. Wendy has already been running every facet of operations for Care N' Care, and she is the expert we need who can provide oversight and a personal touch," said Choudhry.

"I'm honored to have the opportunity to work with so many dedicated professionals," said Karsten. "Care N' Care has earned a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. We understand how to provide affordable, quality care in a concierge-style model. Each fall, as people make decisions about enrolling in a Medicare plan, more residents in the areas we serve are trusting Care N' Care for their health care. My role as the leader here will be to reward their decisions by ensuring that Care N' Care fully meets their needs and expectations."

Before joining Care N' Care as the COO earlier this year, Karsten was vice president and general manager at SCAN Health Plan Arizona, a Medicare Advantage plan operating in Arizona and California. She earned her bachelor's degree in finance and economics from Eastern Oregon University and a master's degree in education from California State University Los Angeles.

With nearly 30 employees at its office at River Run Road, Care N' Care was given a Small Business of the Year Award by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce in 2014. Care N' Care provides North Texas seniors with an affordable alternative to Medicare supplemental insurance and other types of Medicare health plans. To help its more than 10,000 members live healthier and happier lives, Care N' Care provides the following benefits: PPO and HMO Plan Premiums from $0 to $83, low co-payments, automatic enrollment into the Silver&Fit® Fitness Program, transportation services, and a personal healthcare concierge assigned to each member to assist with plan questions, claims, etc. For more information on Care N' Care, go to:

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