Awards and Recognition

We are proud of our greatest asset - our employees - who demonstrate their dedication and commitment to excellence and innovation in the healthcare industry.


  • Metropolitan Business League's Trailblazer Partnership Award
  • Healthcare Businesswomen Association’s Woman of the Year, Luminary Honoree – Amy Van Buren, Vice President of Implementation
  • New Mexico Human Services Department’s Behavioral Health division  - Porfirio (Pilo) Bueno, director of recovery and resiliency for Presbyterian Health Plan and Magellan Healthcare in New Mexico, recognized as a "Behavioral Health Star" for being an outstanding member of his community and an advocate for behavioral health and substance abuse treatment in New Mexico
  • MarComm Awards:
    • Platinum award - Magellan Peer Support Video Series marketing communications plan
    • Gold award - Magellan Peer Support Video Series
    • Gold award – “In the wake of tragedy…Magellan responds” provider newsletter article
    • Gold award - Bridge on Discharge Appointments provider presentation
    • Honorable mention - Behavioral Health Connections provider publication
    • Honorable mention – Provider Focus e-newsletter


  • Louisiana Association of Substance Abuse Counselors & Trainers (LASACT) - Margaret Mitchell, director of consumer recovery for Magellan Health in Louisiana, selected for LASACT's highest honor, the Chris French Award
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness - Cheryl DeHaven, manager of recovery & resiliency for Magellan Healthcare of Virginia, selected as the 2015 Inspiration Award Winner Nebraska Division of Behavioral Health
  • Lisa Casullo, director of consumer recovery for Magellan Healthcare in Nebraska, Director’s Recovery Recognition Award
  • TripleTree Awards for Connected Health - Magellan’s Cobalt Digital Portfolio for demonstrating innovation via digital health solutions
  • MarCom Awards
    • Platinum award, Gold award - Magellan Healthcare in Nebraska's Report to the Community
    • Platinum award - Provider Focus provider newsletter
    • Platinum award - Magellan Complete Care "Doing the Right Thing" video
    • Gold award - Magellan Behavioral Health of Pennsylvania infographic, "Supporting Montgomery County"
    • Gold award - provider electronic data updates campaign
  • 2015 AMCP Poster Abstract Silver Medalist
    • Impact of a Clinical Outreach Program on CMS STAR Rating for RA Treatment
    • The Impact of Direct Outreach Programs on Provider Prescribing Patterns Related to Medication Adherence of Antipsychotic Medications
    • Description of Adherence, Switches, and Discontinuations Among Statin Users in a Regional Medicare Health Plan
    • Real World Analysis to Assess the Difference in Long-Term Medication Adherence and Persistence with Fingolimod Compared to Injectable Disease Modifying Therapies in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis


  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Consumer/Peer Leadership Award - Consumer/Peer Leadership Award to Greg Dicharry, youth empowerment director and staff leader of Magellan’s MY LIFE program
  • National Empowerment Center 14th Annual Howie the Harp Arts Award - To Greg Dicharry, Magellan’s youth empowerment director and staff leader of Magellan’s MY LIFE program
  • MarCom Awards
    • Two Platinum awards, one Gold award - Magellan Behavioral Health of Pennsylvania’s Report to the Community
    • Platinum award  - Magellan’s infographic titled “The appropriate use of psychotropic drugs in children and adolescents”
    • Gold award - Magellan’s infographic describing Iowa’s Pediatric Integrated Health Home program
    • Gold award - Magellan’s communication plan for its electronic payment initiative to behavioral health network providers
    • Gold award - Magellan’s provider flyer outlining the tools and resources available on Magellan’s behavioral health provider website
  • American Graphic Design and Advertising award for complete branding system