TAMPA, Fla., April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) announced today it has named Stephanie Davis senior vice president, division president, effective April 17, 2017. Davis will be responsible for WellCare's Arizona, Hawaii and Nebraska markets. She will report to Kelly Munson, WellCare's executive vice president, Medicaid.
"Stephanie is an innovative and seasoned leader with vast experience across state, federal and employer-based health and social service programs," said Munson. "She has a deep understanding of what is needed to deliver quality health care to our members and will help identify best practices and scalable solutions to continue to serve the unique needs of our members, providers and government partners."
"I'm honored to have been chosen to lead WellCare's Arizona, Hawaii and Nebraska markets," said Davis. "I look forward to working with WellCare's talented team of associates to find new and innovative ways to improve health care quality and access for our members who rely on Medicaid and Medicare to help them live better, healthier lives."
Prior to joining WellCare, Davis spent nearly 20 years with Mercer Health & Benefits, LLC where she held a variety of executive roles of increasing scope and responsibility. Most recently, Davis served as a partner and western region business leader at Mercer with responsibility for eight states in the western territory. Prior to her tenure at Mercer, Stephanie served as assistant director of managed care with Arizona's Medicaid agency, the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS).
Davis holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of San Diego and will be based in WellCare's Arizona office in Phoenix.
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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