CareSource, a nonprofit, Ohio-based health plan announced Steve Ringel as the President, Ohio Market reporting to President and CEO, Pam Morris. Ringel will provide leadership for achieving excellence in statewide quality, health outcomes, membership growth, consumer satisfaction and loyalty.
CareSource is realigning its business to focus on effectiveness in the management of its core Ohio market. Health care reform is part of the catalyst for this realignment which will bring eight of the company’s business components under the Ohio President’s leadership.
As the company forecasts continued growth, Ringel will lead this newly formed organizational structure that includes Community Education, Provider Relations, Member Care, Consumer Advocacy and Governmental Relations for the CareSource Medicaid, Marketplace and MyCare members. This focus will allow CareSource to continue providing innovative and industry leading products and services to CareSource Ohio members and stakeholder partners.
Ringel joined CareSource in 2011 as the Vice President of Operations and was promoted to Senior Vice President, Market and Product Group in 2012. He has 20 years of experience in the managed care industry.
CareSource has a 25-year history of mission-driven success and will leverage Ringel’s extensive knowledge of Ohio Medicaid, MyCare and the Health Insurance Marketplace products to provide continued leadership in Ohio.
“CareSource has always provided innovative programs for meeting the complex and changing needs of our members. Ringel’s extensive background and health care experience are well-aligned with our plans to help CareSource be a change agent in shaping the future of health care,” Pam Morris, President and CEO, said.
Morris, who founded CareSource 25 years ago, maintains the corporation’s leadership responsibility including visioning and business strategy.
CareSource, a nonprofit health plan is celebrating 25 years as one of the nation’s largest Managed Medicaid Plans. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio CareSource serves more than 1 million consumers in Ohio and Kentucky. CareSource is living its mission to provide healthcare to those who need it most. CareSource understands the challenges consumers face navigating the health system and works to put health care in reach for those it serves.