Region covers Kentucky, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee
TAMPA, Fla. (July 9, 2014) — WellCare Health Plans has named Kelly Munson region president with responsibility for Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee. She will have profit and loss responsibility for WellCare’s Medicaid and Medicare Advantage businesses across these states. Munson served as state president in Kentucky, since August 2013.
“I’m very proud of the work the WellCare of Kentucky team has done over the past several years,” said Munson. “I’m looking forward to working with the teams from Windsor to continue to serve those who need help the most by delivering quality, cost-effective health care solutions.”
Munson joined WellCare in 2006, serving in positions of increasing responsibility for WellCare’s Ohio health plan in the areas of operations and regulatory compliance. Munson was named chief operating officer of WellCare of Kentucky in August 2012, and one year later was named state president, Kentucky. Before joining WellCare, she held operational positions with Old World Classics, HomeTown Health Network and Medical Mutual of Ohio. Munson graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in dietetics and public health nutrition, and did graduate work in public administration at the University of Akron.
WellCare Health Plans provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, focusing on Medicaid and Medicare.