Kelsi M. Baird

Kelsi has more than 10 years of experience in accreditation.  

Kelsi Baird has more than 10 years’ experience in accreditation, network management, and consumer experience, all with a focus on the healthcare industry.  Kelsi worked at two large managed care organizations where she was a project lead and trainer on accreditation. Kelsi’s expertise is in guiding organizations in resolving complex issues.  Kelsi joined Managed Healthcare Resources in 2022 as a Healthcare Consultant.

Kelsi’s early background is at CareSource Management Group where she focused on compliance with NCQA Health Plan Accreditation standards for Medicaid and Marketplace. She successfully guided CareSource through preparing and achieving multiple NCQA Health Plans Accreditation surveys.

Following CareSource Kelsi served as Manager of Quality Accreditation Training with Centene, Managed Health Services plan. In this role, she trained staff on NCQA Accreditation, consulted internally on preparing for upcoming surveys which included Single Site Multiple Entity (SSME), and authored multiple reports requiring quantitative and qualitative analysis.

Kelsi’s expertise in assessing complex situations and identifying solutions contributes to her success with accreditation and ability to partner with clients.  She particularly enjoys working with clients on the Network Management standards.

Kelsi holds a Bachelor of Applied Human and Consumer Science in Customer Service from Ohio University and is currently completing her Master of Science in Business Psychology, expected in Spring 2023.

Kelsi resides in Waynesville, OH with her husband, son, and daughter. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering in her children’s school district, going to the beach, and spending time with her family.

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