Dr. Tere Koenig is executive vice president and chief medical officer of Medical Mutual of Ohio.
She is responsible for overseeing all clinical aspects of the Company’s Care Management, Credentialing, Quality Improvement and Medical Policy functions.
Dr. Koenig is also responsible for the Company’s Health Informatics department, which analyzes data to support customers who have a vital need to better understand and manage their healthcare programs.
She joined Medical Mutual in 2015 as senior medical officer of Government programs responsible for strategic and clinical leadership for Medicare Advantage and ACA Exchange products and other designated business segments.
Before joining Medical Mutual, Dr. Koenig worked for The Camden Group, one of the largest healthcare business advisory firms in the nation, where she served as senior vice president and chief medical officer. She held those same titles until 2011 with SummaCare and Apex, the insurance and third-party administrator arm of Summa Health System. Her duties there included oversight of clinical operations, medical economics, risk-value contracting, integrated delivery system infrastructure, and clinical-policy development.
Dr. Koenig was also a practicing physician, an associate program director and faculty member of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Akron City Hospital. While at SummaCare, she served as medical director at Ohio Health Choice, a PPO.
She is board certified in Internal Medicine with added qualifications in geriatric medicine. She is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, has advanced standing status with the American Association of Physician Leadership and is a diplomat of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians.
Dr. Koenig received her Doctor of Medicine degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and her master’s degree in business administration in Healthcare at the joint Baldwin Wallace/Northeast Ohio Medical University in Berea.
She has authored a number of articles for national healthcare publications and several papers on various healthcare issues.
Honors resulting from her community service include a Women of Professional Excellence Award in 2007 from the YWCA Summit County, an Outstanding Community Service Award in 2007 from Akron Summit Community Action, Inc., and a Northern Ohio Live Rainmaker Award in 2003.