. CCHP serves more than 40,000 Medicaid members in 46 counties across the state. Consistent with Centene’s stated objective of growing its South Carolina plan to cover between 10-15 % of the eligible Medicaid human population, Absolute Total Care expects to provide managed care solutions for 90 approximately,000 Medicaid members after the acquisition, or approximately 13 % of the state’s eligible Medicaid populace. The deal is contingent on receiving approval from state regulators and is likely to close in the third quarter of this year. Related StoriesICD-10 Clinical Modification: an interview with Dr. Jon Elion, Founder, ChartWise Medical SystemsReducing hospital readmissions through Transitional Treatment: an interview with Rani KhetarpalThe addition of the CCHP membership to Complete Total Treatment will enable the business to leverage its care management capabilities across almost twice as many members, with the potential to considerably improve wellness outcomes and reduce costs for the state’s Medicaid people.Furthermore, Commission Chairman Rusty Kidd of Milledgeville, GA will show the Commission’s 2009 Pathfinder Award for Outstanding Program to Susan Johnson who’s the Director of Mind Injury Solutions at Shepherd Middle in Atlanta. Commissioner Gina Gelinas will bestow the Commission’s Larry Huggins Memorial Award to Mimi Gold who’s Education Coordinator for your day Program for Children’s Health care of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. The Commission may also mark the contributions created by Commissioners David Renz, Lee Miller, Lisa Dawson and Carl McCrae because they retire from the Commission this season.
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