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CareSource Announces New Executive Appointment

DAYTON, OHIO, Jan. 5, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CareSource, a nationally recognized nonprofit health plan, announces that Monalisa Mohanty has been named CareSource's new Vice President for Pharmacy.



Mohanty joins CareSource as the health plan continues to expand its health insurance products to new states and add more health coverage options for consumers. She will be based out of the health plan's Dayton, Ohio, headquarters.

An experienced clinician and business strategy leader, Mohanty has a background in the managed care, pharmaceutical, and pharmacy benefit management industries. Previously at Express Scripts, Mohanty was Senior Clinical Director for Health Plan Solutions. Her extensive experience also includes Humana, Pfizer, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.

She has a Master of Business Administration from Brandeis University/Sullivan University, a Pharmacy degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, and an undergraduate degree from Michigan State University.

"Monalisa's broad background and experience will be an asset to leading our pharmacy team as we continue to provide high-quality care for our members," said Dr. Craig Thiele, Chief Medical Officer for CareSource.

CareSource has expanded to serve 1.5 million members in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia. The health plan's unprecedented growth can be attributed to Medicaid expansion and new opportunities to serve Medicaid consumers in more markets. CareSource is currently in the midst of open enrollment periods for its Health Insurance Marketplace health plans.

About CareSource

CareSource is a nonprofit health plan nationally recognized for leading the managed care industry in providing member-centric health care coverage. Founded in 1989, CareSource is one of the nation's largest Medicaid managed care plans. Today, CareSource offers a lifetime of health coverage to more than 1.5 million members across four states including offerings on the Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicare Advantage plans.

Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, CareSource has a workforce of 3,100 employees.. CareSource is living its mission to make a lasting difference in its members' lives by improving their health and well-being. CareSource understands the challenges consumers face navigating the health system and works to put health care in reach for those it serves.
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CONTACT: Fran Robinson Manager Media Relations Francine.Robinson@caresource.com 937-531-2374

Source: CareSource