Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) announced today that Robert Hilliard, Jr., MD has been named the chief medical officer of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Molina Healthcare of Texas, Inc. Dr. Hilliard will be responsible for oversight of the medical management functions of Molina Healthcare of Texas, including utilization management, quality improvement, credentialing, pharmacy and risk management activities.
“Dr. Hilliard’s leadership and experience in health care will be invaluable to our team,” said Don Hairston, president of Molina Healthcare of Texas. “We look forward to his contributions and commitment to delivering quality health care services to the communities that we serve here.”
Dr. Hilliard, an OB/GYN, has been in the health care industry for 15 years and has held several medical leadership positions for health care organizations. He was previously the regional medical director of Western commercial markets for Humana, Texas. Currently, he is on the Board of Directors for the Legacy Community Health Services, Inc. Dr. Hilliard did his undergraduate work at the University of Texas at Austin. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio and his master’s degree from Northwestern University at The Kellogg School of Management.
Molina Healthcare of Texas has approximately 31,000 members enrolled in its health plan and currently serves San Antonio, Houston, Laredo and surrounding areas.
About Molina Healthcare
Molina Healthcare, Inc. is a multi-state managed care organization that arranges for the delivery of health care services to persons eligible for Medicaid, Medicare, and other government-sponsored programs for low-income families and individuals. Altogether, Molina Healthcare's licensed health plan subsidiaries in California, Florida, Michigan, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas, Utah and Washington currently serve approximately 1.4 million members. More information about Molina Healthcare, Inc. and Molina Healthcare of Texas can be obtained at www.molinahealthcare.com.
Sunny Yu, Public Relations