About Us

MHS Health Wisconsin: Individualized Approaches to Wisconsin Healthcare

MHS Health Wisconsin has a commitment to improving the health of the community one individual at time through affordable and reliable healthcare plans. 

We do this through our focus on the individual, whole health and local involvement. 

Focus on individuals. We believe treating people with kindness, respect and dignity empowers healthy decisions and that healthier individuals create more vibrant families and communities.

Whole health. We believe in treating the whole person, not just the physical body.

Active local involvement. We believe local partnerships enable meaningful, accessible healthcare.

Wisconsin-based MHS Health is a managed care company that employs more than 200 people in Wisconsin and beyond. MHS Health is a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise offering both core Medicaid and specialty services. MHS Health is licensed by the Wisconsin Office of Insurance.

The MHS Health Wisconsin Board of Directors includes:

John Finerty, Jr. – Chairman of the Board, Attorney, Michael, Best & Friedrich, LLP

John Bartkowski, PhD – Previously served as CEO, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

Joel Brennan – President, Greater Milwaukee Committee

Stephanie Chedid – President and CEO, Luther Manor

Willie Hines, Jr.Secretary-Executive Director, Housing Authority Commission of Milwaukee

Robert Lyon, MD – Previously served as Chief Medical Officer, MHS Health Wisconsin

Titus Muzi – President and CEO, MHS Health Wisconsin

Joan Prince, PhD – Vice Chancellor, Emeritus, UW-Milwaukee

Michael Rohrkaste – Executive Director, Fox Valley Memory Project

Dennis Shepherd, MD – Emergency Physician Specialist, Infinity Healthcare

Martha Smith – President and CEO, Arizona Complete Health (a subsidiary of Centene Corporation)

James Villa – CEO, NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association

Sheldon Wasserman, MD – Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Ascension Medical Group; Milwaukee County Supervisor, Third District

Gregory Wesley – Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances & Business Development, Medical College of Wisconsin

Our Commitment to Health Equity

MHS Health Wisconsin is committed to transforming the health of our community one person at a time. Our goal is to improve the access and availability of care regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, race, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or socioeconomic background. We are committed to embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all the work we do. We will continue to work diligently to dismantle systemic and interpersonal racism, bias, discrimination, and the social and structural inequities that threaten the health of our community.

We commit to:

  • Improving equitable access, availability, and accountability of services to drive health and wellbeing.
  • Focusing our efforts where disparities exist and continuously working toward equitable outcomes for all.
  • Including our diverse and talented workforce at all levels of decision-making.
  • Combatting racism and discrimination in all forms.
  • Facilitating the identification of unconscious bias and implementing change to address it. 
  • Prioritizing community-led strategic planning, partnerships, and presence.
  • Celebrating authenticity and bringing one’s true and whole self to every interaction. 


Centene Corporation is a leading healthcare enterprise committed to helping people live healthier lives. The Company takes a local approach – with local brands and local teams – to provide fully integrated, high-quality, and cost-effective services to government-sponsored and commercial healthcare programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals. Centene offers affordable and high-quality products to nearly 1 in 15 individuals across the nation, including Medicaid and Medicare members (including Medicare Prescription Drug Plans) as well as individuals and families served by the Health Insurance Marketplace, the TRICARE program, and individuals in correctional facilities. The Company also provides a variety of specialty services focused on treating the whole person. Centene focuses on long-term growth and value creation as well as the development of its people, systems, and capabilities so that it can better serve its members, providers, local communities, and government partners.