Kutner Quoted in Managed CareMay 1, 2019 |
Chris Kutner was quoted in a Managed Care article, “Centene, big in Medicaid managed care, wants to get even bigger.” The article discusses how Centene, the country’s largest Medicaid managed care company, is hoping its proposed acquisition of WellCare will be small enough to fly under the radar while helping to bolster its lead in the Medicaid managed care market and shore up its position in the Medicare Advantage sector.
With the merger, Centene is taking on more members, which will generate more premium dollars and spread the company’s risk, said Kutner.
Centene has acquired a number of companies in recent years, and with each acquisition they “acquire more data so they are better able to manage wellness and head off the high cost of medical care,” Kutner said.
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- Christopher J. Kutner