‘Ohana Health Plan honors Hawaii case managers

‘Ohana Health Plan, a WellCare Health Plans Inc. company, recently honored 28 Hawaii case managers who regularly demonstrate outstanding care for members. Three of the honorees, who were nominated by their case management agencies, are  from Maui County:

• Joy Gorman, Aloha House.

• Edith Blas, Mental Health Kokua.

• Malyntha Halealpiy, Maui Community Mental Health Centers.

” ‘Ohana is dedicated to providing our members with access to the care and services they need to reach their optimal health. These outstanding individuals are met with challenges every day and refuse to back away,” said Dr. Edward Fess, senior medical director at ‘Ohana Health Plan.

“They have moved homeless people into housing, accompanied members to hospitals to ensure the appropriate care is received, and made sure people had transportation to get to their doctor. I am inspired by their commitment to working with an entire team of health and social services professionals to help improve lives.”

As of Sept. 30, ‘Ohana Health Plan has nearly 240 employees in Hawaii and serves approximately 57,000 members through its offices in Kapolei, Honolulu, Hilo and Kahului.