Catasys named Dr. Omar Manejwala as senior vice president and chief medical officer for the Los Angeles-based provider of substance-abuse treatment managed services.
Substance-abuse managed-services provider Catasys names Manejwala CMO
Manejwala most recently served as medical director for Hazelden Foundation, a Center City, Minn.-based organization that operates substance-abuse treatment centers across the country. Previously, he was associate medical director at the Farley Center at Williamsburg (Va.) Place, according to a Catasys news release. His age was not provided.
"I am excited to be joining Catasys as Catasys is preparing to launch its latest health-plan contract,” Manejwala said in the release. "The company’s program is the leading edge in addressing addiction clinically and lowering the overall costs by addressing this chronic disease in an integrated medical and behavioral fashion over a 52-week period."
Catasys provides services for health plans, employers and unions through its network of managed healthcare providers.
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