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SOURCE Managed Health Services

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Services, one of the oldest Medicaid Health Maintenance Organizations in Wisconsin, has been notified by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services that it is approved to offer health insurance coverage through the BadgerCare Plus program in the Southeast region of Wisconsin.

Under the contract, MHS will begin serving low-income families in Milwaukee, Kenosha, Racine, Ozaukee and Waukesha counties, following a four-year absence from the Southeast Wisconsin BadgerCare Plus market. During this time, MHS has continued to provide quality healthcare services and programs to members eligible for Social Security Income and Medicare in the Southeast region.

"We are pleased to expand our offerings and, once again, serve BadgerCare Plus members in Southeast Wisconsin," said Sherry Husa, MHS president and CEO. "Our purpose is to transform the health of the community, one person at a time. To help accomplish this, we offer benefits that set us apart from other health plans, including enhanced vision benefits and member rewards for healthy habits. We have also earned a reputation with health care providers for timely payments and excellent customer service."

About Managed Health Services
Managed Health Services, founded in 1984, is an HMO that provides coverage for Wisconsin beneficiaries in BadgerCare Plus, SSI and Medicare Advantage. MHS' Medicaid plan is accredited through the NCQA. MHS, through its parent company, Centene, also offers specialty services including behavioral health, life and health management, managed vision, telehealth services and pharmacy benefits management.  For more information, visit www.mhswi.com.

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