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CarePlus Names Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

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Mayda C. Antun, M.D., M.B.A., has been named Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of CarePlus Health Plans, Inc., which has more than 100,000 Medicare Advantage members located in 19 counties throughout Florida.

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Dr. Mayda C. Antun has been named Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Florida-based CarePlus

Dr. Mayda C. Antun has been named Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Florida-based CarePlus Health Plans, Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)

In her new Doral-based role, Dr. Antun will be responsible for clinical operations, care management and quality improvement for the company, which has been offering Medicare Advantage plans in Florida for 15 years.

Dr. Antun has been with Humana since 2006, most recently leading the medical operations for Partners in Primary Care, focusing on building a culture of care accountability; engaging acquired practices in Humana’s integrated delivery system; managing clinicians in 16 centers in Phoenix and Arizona; and, implementing processes and programs to benefit Medicare patients.

Prior to that, she spent five years as CEO for CAC-Florida Medical Centers based in Miami. Under her leadership, CAC’s family of medical clinics expanded, implementing key improvements, such as prescription delivery, dental services, diabetes and congestive heart failure disease management programs, and CAC received recognition in the NCQA Diabetes Physician Recognition Program.

“We’re so fortunate to have Dr. Antun in this role,” said CarePlus Regional President David Jarboe. “Not only does she have more than 25 year of experience as a leader in health plans and provider groups, but also during her tenure at CAC-Florida Medical Centers, she spearheaded many of the improvements in service and care delivery that our members enjoy today.”

Dr. Antun, a Miami resident for 30 years, received her training in Internal Medicine at Nassau County Medical Center, an affiliate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She also completed a one-year fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Stony Brook University Hospital.

Dr. Antun received her medical degree summa cum laude from the Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo and obtained a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Miami.

She has been a guest lecturer at Florida International University and the University of Miami. She is a Member of the Advisory Board, Programs in Health Sector Management and Policy, at the University of Miami. In 2010, she was honored by her medical school as a Distinguished Alumnus.

In October 2014, CarePlus Medicare Advantage plans in Florida received five stars – the highest possible rating – from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, making it the only five star-rated statewide Medicare Advantage plan in the state. CarePlus is a subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) .

About CarePlus Health Plans, Inc.

CarePlus Health Plans, Inc., a subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) , is a recognized leader and innovator in health care delivery that has been in operation in the state of Florida for 15 years. CarePlus is committed to enriching the health care experience for consumers and business partners through the provision of Medicare Advantage and Medicare Advantage Special Needs HMO health plans.

Based in Doral, Fla., the company offers a broad choice of Medicare Advantage plans and has more than 100,000 Medicare Advantage members located in 19 counties throughout Florida.

More information can also be available at: www.care-plus-health-plans.com.

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