ST. LOUIS, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Home State Health, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, has recognized Dr. Bhargav Kanani with the company's 2016 Physician Summit Award.
Dr. Kanani specializes in Pediatrics and is affiliated with Perry County Memorial Hospital and St. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital.
The award acknowledges healthcare professionals for their engagement with Home State Health members, as well as the exemplary care they deliver. Additionally, the providers are recognized for their clinical excellence. This honor is awarded annually to one provider in Missouri.
"Home State Health believes healthcare is best delivered locally and is committed to honoring a physician who provides quality care and interfaces directly with those in need," said Dr. Karyn Fowler, Chief Medical Officer for Home State Health. "We are pleased to recognize Dr. Kanani for his superior performance in improving the care and health outcomes of our members."
Physician Summit Award honorees demonstrate superior performance in:
- Follow-up care after emergency room visits.
- Routine preventative and well-care services for both adults and children.
- Establishing a medical home for new enrollees by promoting the member-primary-care physician relationship. In the medical home model, each person has a primary care provider, who helps manage all healthcare throughout the patient's life.
About Home State Health
Home State Health is a Medicaid private health plan contracted to provide services under the Missouri Department of Social Services MO HealthNet managed care program. Home State Health, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation, was formed in partnership with Missouri Primary Care Association (MPCA) and participating Community Health Centers.
Home State Health serves over 100,000 children and families across Missouri and is dedicated to transforming the health of the communities in which we live, work and serve through improved access to quality healthcare and whole-person care coordination and support services. Through collaboration with local advocate groups, Home State Health develops innovative solutions that are designed to eliminate barriers that affect quality healthcare and individuals' well-being for members. Information regarding Home State Health is available via the internet at www.HomeStateHealth.com.
SOURCE Home State Health