ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HealthCare USA of Missouri, an Aetna (NYSE: AET) health plan that administers managed Medicaid services for MO HealthNet, has been selected by the Missouri Office of Administration, Division of Purchasing and Materials Management, to continue to provide access to health care for eligible Missourians. The new three-year contract is scheduled to take effect July 1, 2015.
HealthCare USA, which has served MO HealthNet Managed Care beneficiaries for 20 years, was one of three managed care organizations selected to continue to serve the 430,000 Missourians who receive benefits through MO HealthNet. Brian Dobbins is chief executive officer of the health plan.
“We look forward to continuing our collaboration with the state of Missouri and its physicians, health systems and other providers to drive improvements in delivery and health outcomes through comprehensive and integrated services for MO HealthNet Managed Care recipients,” said Pamela Sedmak, president and CEO of Aetna Medicaid. “We are ready to continue to commit our talent and resources to help improve the quality and affordability of medical care.”
Aetna Medicaid has more than 28 years of experience in providing access to health care services for the most medically vulnerable. Aetna serves more than 3.2 million Medicaid recipients in 17 states. For more information, go to www.aetnabetterhealth.com.
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