CareSource recognizes clinic as top performer in Georgia

Award spotlights highest level of quality outcomes

GAINESVILLE – Longstreet Clinic (LC) is proud to be honored by CareSource as the top quality performer in Georgia. CareSource, one of the nation’s largest Medicaid managed care plans, is part of the Georgia Families® program.

Among participating healthcare providers across the state, Longstreet Clinic had the best performance in the following categories:

• Well-child visits in the first 30 months of life
• Child & adolescent well-child visits
• Flu vaccine
• Postpartum visits
• Prenatal visits

“We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care to our patients on a daily basis,” said Mimi Collins, Longstreet Clinic CEO. “This honor is special because it recognizes our commitment to providing the highest quality of care to all patients including women and children. We are so appreciative of this recognition.”

As part of the honor, CareSource hosted a reception for Longstreet Clinic on Nov. 15 and presented a $500 contribution to a nonprofit designated by the Clinic. LC chose Glory, Hope & Life as the recipient of the donation.

The honor also shines a light on LC’s broader commitment to population health, a holistic approach to health care that focuses on preventive care expanding access to resources and clinical interventions that promote health and wellness throughout the entire community.

“For years, Longstreet Clinic has made population health a priority because it puts the focus on quality,” said Robert Richard, M.D., FACS, Longstreet Clinic President and Chairman. “When we approach care this way, patients are healthier and live healthier lifestyles, which results in healthier communities.”

About Longstreet Clinic

Longstreet Clinic is a primary care and multi-specialty practice devoted to providing high quality medical care at convenient locations across northeast Georgia. Through a fully-integrated, multi-disciplinary approach, Longstreet Clinic ensures the most appropriate and cost-effective services are delivered in a caring and compassionate manner. Visit for more information about our more than 200 providers, 20 specialties and 9 locations.

About CareSource & Georgia Families

CareSource Georgia Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids® provide plans that are available for certain adults, families and children, pregnant women, the elderly, people with disabilities and those receiving home and community-based services. Georgia Families® is a program that delivers health care services to members of Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids®. The program is a partnership between the Department of Community Health (DCH) and private care management organizations (CMOs). Georgia Families provides members a choice of health plans, allowing them to select a health care plan that fits their needs.

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