“NHMA is proud to recognize Centene as the recipient of the Hispanic Health Leadership Award,” said Dr. Elena Rios, President of NHMA. “As a healthcare leader, Centene has demonstrated its commitment to transforming the health of our communities. The award recognizes the company’s national initiatives and its local approach to bringing quality health programs and services to millions of individuals across the nation.”
Founded as a single health plan in 1984, Centene provides a range of healthcare programs for under-insured and uninsured individuals. In addition, Centene provides specialty services that range from behavioral health to vision and dental benefits management, in-home healthcare and other health services. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, Centene has business operations across 24 states and over 25,000 employees.
“We are appreciative of this special recognition from the National Hispanic Medical Association. It challenges us to continue to do what we do best, improve health outcomes for those we serve, thereby strengthening our communities,” said Michael F. Neidorff, Centene’s Chairman, President and CEO.