MAG Hosts CareSource
This week, CW Hall sat down with Dr. Seema Csukas, and Bobby Jones, President of CareSource’s Georgia Market, to talk about how things are going since CareSource began providing healthcare coverage for Medicaid patients in Georgia.
CareSource is a nonprofit nationally recognized as an industry leader in providing member-centric health care coverage. Founded in 1989, CareSource administers one of the nation’s largest Medicaid managed care plans. This past July 1, CareSource began to serve Georgia Families® members enrolled in Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids® and women enrolled in the Planning for Healthy Babies® program.
Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, CareSource serves more than 1.9 million members in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, West Virginia and Georgia. CareSource understands the challenges consumers face navigating the health system and works to put health care in reach for those it serves.
Bobby Jones, President Georgia Market
Bobby Jones leads CareSource in Georgia as President, Georgia Market after serving as Chief Operating Officer at CareSource’s corporate headquarters for eight years. He has more than 30 years of experience in managed health care leadership.
Jones has assembled a leadership team that will partner with state and community leaders to foster relationships in support of the CareSource mission to improve the health and well-being of members. Jones earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Business Economics from Wayne State University and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Eastern Michigan University.
Seema Csukas, MD, PhD, Medical Director, Public Health
A licensed pediatrician, Dr. Csukas, has made extensive contributions in the field of neonatal, maternal, and infant health policy. She previously served as Medical Director for the Georgia Department of Public and as Medical Director for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Dr. Csukas earned both her M.D. and Ph. D in Anatomy from the Medical College of Georgia. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Emory University.