Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) today announced that Amie Goldman,
president of TMG by Magellan Health, has been appointed by Wisconsin
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Linda Seemeyer to the
state’s Long Term Care Advisory Council. TMG by Magellan Health
currently supports approximately 13,000 individuals in Wisconsin through
the state’s Include, Respect, I Self-Direct (IRIS) program, which serves
adults with physical and developmental disabilities, and frail elders
who are self-directing their long-term services.
“I’m honored to have been appointed by Secretary Seemeyer to this
important advisory group,” said Goldman. “Wisconsin has long been a
leader in self-directed and long-term care. Given the growing pressures
on the long-term care service delivery system, it’s critical that the
state and stakeholders continue to work together to effectively empower
and support people using these services and to assure the quality and
sustainability of the systems that serve them.”
Seemeyer’s charge to the group includes identifying quality metrics to
analyze the long-term care system and service outcomes; developing
strategies to address workforce shortages in the long-term care system;
creating strategies to keep people safe and healthy in the community to
prevent and delay the need for long-term care services and;
communicating to all long term care stakeholders.
Goldman’s appointment runs from 2017 through December 31, 2019.
About Magellan Health: Magellan
Health, Inc. is a leader in managing the fastest growing, most
complex areas of health, including special populations, complete
pharmacy benefits and other specialty areas of healthcare. Magellan
supports innovative ways of accessing better health through technology,
while remaining focused on the critical personal relationships that are
necessary to achieve a healthy, vibrant life. Magellan's customers
include health plans and other managed care organizations, employers,
labor unions, various military and governmental agencies and third-party
administrators. For more information, visit MagellanHealth.com.
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