CLEVELAND – Dr. Tere Koenig has been promoted to executive vice president, chief medical officer of Medical Mutual, effective January 1, 2017. She is assuming the role currently held by Dr. Rob Rzewnicki, who is retiring at the end of the month.
In her new position, Dr. Koenig is responsible for all clinical aspects of Medical Mutual’s care management, provider credentialing, quality improvement and medical policy functions. She is also responsible for the Health Information and Analytics area that helps customers and providers better understand and manage healthcare costs and quality outcomes.
She joined Medical Mutual in October 2015 as senior medical officer of Government Programs responsible for strategic and clinical leadership for Medicare Advantage and ACA Exchange products.
Prior to joining Medical Mutual, Dr. Koenig served as senior vice president and chief medical officer at the Camden Group, one of the largest healthcare business advisory firms in the nation. She also served as senior vice president and chief medical officer of SummaCare, and Apex, Summa’s third-party administrator. She was also a practicing physician and a faculty member of the internal medicine residency program at Akron City Hospital, and served as Medical Director at Ohio Health Choice, a PPO. She is board certified in internal medicine, and also has qualifications in geriatrics.
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/Northeastern Ohio Medical University of Berea.
About Medical Mutual of Ohio – Founded in 1934, Medical Mutual of Ohio is the oldest and largest health insurance company based in Ohio. For more than 80 years, the company has served customers with high-quality, affordable group and personal health insurance plans, and third-party administrative services to self-insured group customers. As a mutual health insurance company, Medical Mutual is unique in that it operates for the benefit of its members. Unlike publicly-traded insurance companies that must maximize their financial return, Medical Mutual does not answer to stockholders or Wall Street analysts.