Kelsi M. Baird

Kelsi has more than 10 years of experience in accreditation.  

Kelsi Baird joined Managed Healthcare  Resources in 2022 as an Independent Healthcare Consultant. She has more than 10 years of experience in accreditation, network management, and consumer experience, all with a focus on the healthcare industry.

Prior to consulting with MHR, Kelsi served as a manager of Quality Accreditation Training with Centene, Managed Health Services plan. In this role, Kelsi was responsible for training staff on NCQA Accreditation, acted as an internal consultant to prepare for upcoming surveys which included SSME, and was the lead on writing reports which included quantitative and qualitative analysis.

Prior to MHS, Kelsi held a variety of positions at CareSource Management Group. During her time at CareSource, she spent  most of her time focusing on NCQA Health Plan Accreditation standards for Medicaid and  Marketplace. She successfully guided CareSource through preparation and  achievement of many NCQA health plans accreditation. Kelsi’s ability to assess complex situations and identify appropriate solutions highlights her accreditation success and ability to partner with  clients.

Kelsi holds a Bachelor of Applied Human and Consumer Science in Customer Service from Ohio University and is currently completing her Master of Science degree in Business Psychology. She currently resides in Waynesville, OH with her husband, son and daughter.

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