Kim Solano-Bradt 

Kim joined the team in 2022

Kim Solano-Bradt joined Managed Healthcare Resources in 2022 as an independent consultant.  Kim’s nursing career began over 30 years ago, and she is a professional with solid career experience and growth in the healthcare industry.  Kim has been a licensed nurse since 1989 with clinical experience and then transitioned into managed care, where she has over 20 years of experience.  She is also a Certified Managed Care Nurse (CMCN) with 10 years of experience working in Quality Management, specifically NCQA Accreditation.  Kim has worked closely with teams for accreditation submissions and continuous readiness specializing in Utilization Management (UM) with major health insurance companies.

Prior to consulting, Kim worked on the Corporate Clinical Quality Management team for Centene Corporation and WellCare Health Plans, specializing in Utilization Management for the Medicaid and Medicare product lines.  She has held progressively upward positions as a Clinical Quality Reviewer, Senior Accreditation Specialist and Senior Clinical Quality Specialist.  Her experience includes working with multiple markets at different stages of the NCQA survey process, which included Corporate Surveys and Single Site Multiple Entity Surveys (SSME) to evaluate readiness for accreditation and survey preparation, as WellCare and Centene operate in many states across the contiguous US and Hawaii. Readiness assessment included review Program Descriptions, policies and procedures, step actions, training materials, and State contracts, Survey preparation included reviewing, annotating, bookmarking, and loading documents into the Interactive Review Tool (IRT) for UM and CCM. NCQA survey experience included participation in NCQA surveys for presentation of UM and CCM evidence, file presentation, and hosting virtual surveys.

Kim was initially born in the state of New York and moved to Florida after vacationing in the Sunshine State.  In her free time, you can find Kim out on the boat, lounging at the pool, painting, or enjoying a comedy club.  Kim also enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. 

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