Care1st Health Plan

Care1st Health Plan Arizona

Who Are We?

Care1st Health Plan Arizona provides government-sponsored managed care services to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs primarily through Medicaid (Care1st Health Plan Arizona), Medicare Advantage (WellCare) and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (WellCare) across the state of Arizona. Care1st Health Plan Arizona and WellCare are wholly owned subsidiaries of Centene Corporation, a leading multi-national healthcare enterprise committed to helping people live healthier lives.

Executive Team

  • Scott Cummings
    Plan President
  • Son Yong Pak
    Director
    Member Advocacy
  • Maria Cole
    Director
    State Pharmacy
  • Chris Vinyard
    Director
    Government Affairs
  • Mark Shen
    Director
    Behavioral Health
    Adult System of Care
  • Dr. Ed Fess
    Medical Director
  • Deena Sigel
    VP, Finance
  • Dee Reny
    Director
    Case Management
  • Vicki Cons
    Director
    Behavioral Health
    Children’s System
    of Care
  • Brent Ratterree
    Director
    State Operations
  • Kathy Thurman
    Director
    State Operations