MILWAUKEE, Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MHS Health Wisconsin (MHS Health), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), presented its 8th Annual Summit Award to Carolina Conti, MD, a board-certified internal medicine physician in Milwaukee.
The award acknowledges healthcare professionals for providing exemplary care and clinical excellence to MHS Health members throughout Wisconsin. A single award is presented annually.
"MHS Health Wisconsin is committed to recognizing Wisconsin healthcare professionals for the excellent care they provide to our members," said Robert Lyon, MD, chief medical officer for MHS Health. "We are pleased to recognize Dr. Conti for the ongoing contributions she makes to improve the care, quality and long-term health outcomes of our members."
Winners of the annual Summit Award demonstrate superior performance in areas such as:
- Establishing a "patient-centered 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 manages all healthcare needs throughout the patient's life.
- Routine preventive and well-care services for both adults and children.
- Open access to appointments and follow-up care after emergency room and hospital visits.
Dr. Conti received her award Oct. 16.
About MHS Health Wisconsin
MHS Health Wisconsin, founded in 1984, is a health maintenance organization (HMO) that provides coverage for Wisconsin in BadgerCare Plus, SSI and Medicare Advantage. MHS Health also offers commercial health plans, branded as Ambetter from MHS Health Wisconsin, through the Wisconsin Health Insurance Marketplace. The health plan currently serves about 80,000 members. MHS' Medicaid plan is accredited through the NCQA. MHS, through its parent company, Centene Corp., also offers specialty services including behavioral health, life and health management, managed vision, telehealth services and pharmacy benefits management. For more information, visit www.mhswi.com.
SOURCE MHS Health Wisconsin