ST. LOUIS, May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) was honored for four of its innovative member programs at Decision Health's Eighth Annual Case in Point Platinum Awards on May 4. The Case in Point Platinum Awards program recognizes professionals and organizations that best educate and empower patients, improve adherence and wellness, manage quality care and contain healthcare costs.

Centene, its Missouri subsidiary, Home State Health, specialty correctional systems division, Centurion and its specialty solutions division, Envolve, Inc., won awards in four categories including:

Managed Care, Payer Based Programs: Publicly Funded Plans
  • Centene - Reducing Avoidable Hospital Readmissions

Managed Care, Payer Based Programs: Disease Management/Population Health
  • Envolve/Centurion/Centene - Correctional Health Lifestyle Management

Patient Engagement and Education
  • Envolve/Centurion/Centene - Correctional Health Lifestyle Management

Health Information Technology Systems: Quality Reporting Systems
  • Home State Health - Primary Care Opportunities Report

"We are honored to be recognized by Decision Health with these prestigious awards," said Ken Yamaguchi, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Centene. "The clinical programs we offer are essential to helping Centene and its subsidiaries provide access to quality, integrated healthcare for our members."

"We pride ourselves in delivering new, creative programs that address the healthcare needs of the population we serve," said Steven H. Wheeler, CEO for Centurion. "These programs support our approach to delivering quality service and care to correctional systems."

About Centene Corporation Centene Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a diversified, multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides a portfolio of services to government sponsored healthcare programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals. Many receive benefits provided under Medicaid, including the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), as well as Aged, Blind or Disabled (ABD), Foster Care and Long Term Care (LTC), in addition to other state-sponsored programs, Medicare (including the Medicare prescription drug benefit commonly known as "Part D"), as well as programs with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Centene operates local health plans and offers a range of health insurance solutions. It also contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health management, care management software, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, in-home health services, life and health management, managed vision, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy and telehealth services.

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