LONG BEACH, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) today announced that the widely respected National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has included Molina Healthcare’s health plans in California, Florida, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin in NCQA’s Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Rankings for 2013-2014.
“For nine consecutive years our health plans have been nationally ranked for quality by NCQA”
All of Molina Healthcare’s eligible health plans are ranked by NCQA, a private non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality and is widely accepted as an industry standard for identifying what are among the best health plans in the United States.
“For nine consecutive years our health plans have been nationally ranked for quality by NCQA,” said J. Mario Molina, M.D., president and chief executive officer of Molina Healthcare. “We are extremely proud of this achievement especially since providing our members with access to high quality care has been our priority for the past 33 years.”
Molina Healthcare of Utah is the only Medicaid plan in the state of Utah that is NCQA ranked and Molina Healthcare’s Medicaid plans in New Mexico and Washington are the highest ranked in their respective states. In the overall national ranking of Medicaid health plans, Molina Healthcare of Michigan moved up 12 spots to No. 22; Molina Healthcare of Texas moved up 13 spots to No. 47; Molina Healthcare of Utah ranks No. 48; Molina Healthcare of New Mexico ranks No. 66; Molina Healthcare of Washington ranks No. 69; Molina Healthcare of Ohio ranks No. 71; Molina Healthcare of California Partner Plan ranks No. 96, Molina Healthcare of Florida ranks No. 97 and Molina Healthcare of Wisconsin ranks No. 122.
More information on the NCQA rankings and the complete report, which also includes rankings of Medicare and commercial health plans throughout the United States, can be found at http://www.ncqa.org.
About Molina Healthcare
Molina Healthcare, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, provides quality and cost-effective Medicaid-related solutions to meet the health care needs of low-income families and individuals and to assist state agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program. Our licensed health plans in California, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin currently serve approximately 1.8 million members, and our subsidiary, Molina Medicaid Solutions, provides business processing and information technology administrative services to Medicaid agencies in Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, New Jersey, and West Virginia, and drug rebate administration services in Florida. More information about Molina Healthcare is available at www.molinahealthcare.com.
About the National Committee for Quality Assurance
NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care.