Kate Kurt is the Clinical Pharmacist for Medical Associates Health Plans and Health Choices, overseeing and managing all aspects of the companies’ pharmacy benefits. Kate works closely with providers to ensure prescribing is in-line with current practice guidelines, and acts as a drug information source when clinicians and members have medication related questions. She also reviews member’s medications for adherence and works with members if access to medications is an issue.
Kate earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from Creighton University, completed a Pharmacy Residency program at Midwestern University-Chicago College of Pharmacy, specializing in ambulatory care and academia.
Kate previously worked for Magellan as a Clinical Pharmacist liaison for Medical Associates Health Plans for the past three years, and Clinical Coordinator of the Inpatient Pharmacy at MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center for the eight years prior to that. In addition to her work at MAHP, Kate does consulting work for Tri-State Surgery Center.