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Jun 03, 2014, 09:25 ET

Meridian Health Plan to End Operations in New Hampshire Effective June 30, 2014

Following explosive growth in its core Midwest business lines, Meridian Health Plan has reached an agreement with the Department of Health and...

Mar 04, 2014, 10:00 ET

Michigan's Statewide Health Information Sharing Capabilities Expand with Meridian Health Plan Increasing Payer Participation

 Meridian Health Plan, the largest Medicaid managed care organization (MCO) in the State of Michigan, announced today that Meridian has joined...

Feb 18, 2014, 15:01 ET

Projected Job Openings to Soar at Meridian Health Plan

 Meridian Health Plan will add numerous health care jobs in 2014 due to the launch of the Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative. Job...

Feb 13, 2014, 11:12 ET

Meridian Health Plan Applauds CVS Tobacco Sales Cessation

Meridian Health Plan supports CVS Caremark in its decision to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products by October 1. Many chronic health...

Jan 14, 2014, 08:47 ET

Meridian Health Plan Provides Care For Over 26,000

As of December 1, Meridian Health Plan began coordinating high-quality care to more than 26,000 Medicaid beneficiaries out of its offices located...

Jan 10, 2014, 06:12 ET

Meridian Health Plan Earns Highest Accreditation Status

 Meridian Health Plan's Michigan Medicaid HMO received an Excellent Accreditation rating from the National Committee for Quality Assurance...

Dec 12, 2013, 16:55 ET

Meridian Health Plan Launches First Commercial Product

 Meridian Health Plan launched its first commercial product, Meridian Choice, when the Health Insurance Marketplace opened to consumers on...

Nov 07, 2013, 08:09 ET

Meridian Health Plan To Integrate Care For Michigan Medicare And Medicaid

Meridian Health Plan was awarded the opportunity to integrate care for dual-eligible Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries through the Michigan...

Oct 17, 2013, 09:29 ET

New Treatment Offers Hope to Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients

Ocean Medical Center is first hospital in Monmouth and Ocean Counties to offer Xofigo treatment.  Men who have been diagnosed with...

Oct 09, 2013, 14:04 ET

Meridian Health Plan Awards 19 Top Healthcare Physicians

 Meridian Health Plan (Meridian) has recognized 19 Michigan primary care physicians (PCPs) as "Top Docs" for their outstanding quality and...

Aug 14, 2013, 15:04 ET

Meridian Health Is The First And Only New Jersey Health Care System Recognized As A Center Of Excellence In Treating Patients With Chest Pain

Meridian Health, a leading New Jersey health care system, has recently earned the highest designated Chest Pain Center Accreditation by the Society...

Jul 03, 2013, 16:40 ET

Michigan President/COO of Meridian Health Plan Comments on Medicaid Expansion

 "We look forward to working with our state partners in supporting Medicaid expansion. The expansion protects Michigan taxpayers and the push...

Jun 26, 2013, 07:30 ET

Meridian Health Plan CEO Named An Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013

 David B. Cotton, MD, Founder and CEO of Meridian Health Plan was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 in the...

Jun 17, 2013, 14:09 ET

Meridian Health Plan Growing Team by Over 700% and Moving Offices

 Meridian Health Plan is moving its office from 222 N. LaSalle St. to 333 S. Wabash Ave. on July 1 in response to the expanding business needs...

Jun 10, 2013, 06:15 ET

Meridian Health Plan Wins CIO 100 Award

 Meridian Health Plan was named a 2013 CIO 100 award recipient by IDG's CIO magazine. This annual award program recognizes organizations around...

Apr 11, 2013, 13:15 ET
Meridian Health is hosting "Little Things: An Evening with Giuliana and Bill Rancic" at the Algonquin Arts Theatre in Manasquan, NJ on May 4, 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/Meridian Health)

Meridian Health Hosts "Little Things" with Giuliana and Bill Rancic

A Paint the Town Pink Event Presented by Meridian Cancer Care  Meridian Health is pleased to present "Little Things: An Evening with...

Mar 21, 2013, 13:22 ET

iMPak Health Selected to be part of TEDMED 2013

iMPak Health, a subsidiary of Meridian Health, was recently selected as one of 48 innovators to be part of "The Hive" at the prestigious TEDMED...

Mar 20, 2013, 16:01 ET

Meridian Health Plan Announces New Pharmacy Benefit Manager

Meridian Health Plan is pleased to welcome MeridianRx as its new Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM). Effective April 1, MeridianRx will handle the...

Feb 26, 2013, 15:52 ET

Meridian Health Plan Awarded CMS Innovation Grant

Meridian Health Plan earned a grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center to support the Strong Start...

Feb 04, 2013, 14:57 ET

Meridian Health Plan Achieves Top Quality Scores in Illinois

Meridian Health Plan achieves and exceeds NCQA HEDIS performance benchmarks for the third consecutive year in key State of Illinois quality...