Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) announced today that Patty Kehoe has been named president of its subsidiary, Molina Healthcare of New Mexico, Inc. As president, Kehoe will be responsible for the operational oversight of the New Mexico health plan as well as the implementation and execution of various strategic initiatives. Prior to her role as president, she served as vice president of health care services, managing the health care services department, which included utilization review, care management and transition of care.
"Patty is a seasoned health care executive bringing more than 30 years of clinical and management experience to her new role," said Glen Bogner, regional vice president of Molina Healthcare’s Western Region. "Her extensive experience will help guide our strategic expansion through the state as we strengthen relationships with providers and work together to deliver quality health care to our members.”
Before joining Molina, Kehoe held a position as the health care quality review director at HealthInsight (formally New Mexico Medical Review Association), where she directed the organization's external quality review, providing technical leadership and assistance, interpreting program guidelines, reviewing outcomes of performance monitoring and ensuring quality performance assessments occurred in state Medicaid agencies and managed care organizations.
Born and raised in New Mexico, Kehoe is a registered nurse with a Master’s in Public Health from California College for Health Sciences and holds a certification in case management. She is active with the Lovelace Clinic Foundation Health Information Exchange board, Medically Fragile Case Management Advisory Council, the National Association for Healthcare Quality, the American Association of Managed Care Nurses and Wheels for the World.About Molina Healthcare Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH), a FORTUNE 500 company, provides quality and cost-effective Medicaid-related solutions to meet the health care needs of low-income families and individuals and to assist state agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program. Our licensed health plans in California, Florida, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin currently serve approximately 1.8 million members, and our subsidiary, Molina Medicaid Solutions, provides business processing and information technology administrative services to Medicaid agencies in Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, New Jersey and West Virginia, and drug rebate administration services in Florida. More information about Molina Healthcare is available at www.molinahealthcare.com.