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Aug 17, 2015, 10:13 ET

Meridian Health Plan Achieves Metropolitan Detroit's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ Award

The Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) named Meridian Health Plan as one of Metropolitan Detroit's Best and Brightest Companies...

Aug 14, 2015, 06:00 ET

Meridian Achieves Second Highest HPV Vaccination Rates in US

 Meridian Health Plan of Illinois has the second highest rate of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations for female adolescents among all...

Jun 03, 2015, 16:29 ET

Meridian Health Plan Announces Over 500 Detroit-Based Job Openings

Meridian Health Plan announces over 500 job opportunities available within its Detroit headquarters to support current and anticipated growth....

May 12, 2015, 15:09 ET
From L to R - Joseph Simunovich, chairman of Hackensack University Health Network Board of Trustees, Robert C. Garrett, FACHE, president and CEO of Hackensack University Health Network, John K. Lloyd, FACHE, president and CEO of Meridian Health, and Gordon Litwin, Esq., chairman of Meridian Health Board or Trustees

Boards of Hackensack University Health Network and Meridian Health Approve Merger

Meridian Health and Hackensack University Health Network announced today that they have signed the definitive agreement for the two health systems...

Apr 09, 2015, 18:11 ET
Meridian Health and Sky Blue FC unveil the 2015 jersey at Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Sky Blue FC Announces Meridian Health as Title Sponsor

 Sky Blue FC of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) officially announced Meridian Health as its title sponsor today, with the partnership...

Apr 07, 2015, 19:15 ET

Boards of Meridian Health and Raritan Bay Health Services Corporation Approve Merger

The boards of trustees of Meridian Health and Raritan Bay Health Services Corp., the parent organization of Raritan Bay Medical Center, have...

Mar 06, 2015, 16:23 ET

"Strong Start" for Meridian Health Plan and Allegiance Health Partnership to Improve Birth Outcomes

Reaching Year Three of a four-year Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns Initiative, a partnership between Meridian Health Plan and Allegiance...

Mar 05, 2015, 12:48 ET

When It Comes to Being a Top Employer, Meridian Health Is Recognized Among the Best

From fitness and wellness discounts and onsite child care centers to competitive benefits and an internal corporate university, Meridian Health's...

Mar 03, 2015, 13:32 ET

McGuire Steps Down as President of Meridian Health Plan

Dr. Andy McGuire is stepping down as President and COO of Meridian Health Plan to focus her efforts as Chair of the Iowa Democratic Party. Over...

Feb 06, 2015, 09:00 ET

Meridian Health Plan of Iowa Co-Funds "Cribs for Kids' Program

A new public-private partnership between the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Meridian Health Plan of Iowa is targeting four Iowa...

Nov 24, 2014, 08:55 ET

Meridian Choice Adds Family Plans to Marketplace Offerings in Southwest Michigan

Meridian Choice added family plan options to the 2015 Federal Health Insurance Marketplace in southwest Michigan after exclusively offering...

Oct 16, 2014, 15:44 ET
From L to R - Robert C. Garrett, president and CEO of Hackensack University Health Network, Joseph Simunovich, Chairman of Hackensack University Health Network Board of Trustees, Gordon Litwin, Esq., Chairman of Meridian Health Board or Trustees, John K. Lloyd, president and CEO of Meridian Health

Hackensack University Health Network and Meridian Health Announce Plans to Merge

 Meridian Health and Hackensack University Health Network announced today a mutual agreement to enter into discussions to merge the health...

Sep 24, 2014, 15:36 ET
From L to R, John K. Lloyd, FACHE, president and CEO of Meridian Health, Joseph Jankowski, chairman of Raritan Bay Medical Center Board of Directors, Gordon Litwin, Esq., chairman of Meridian Health Board of Trustees, Michael R. D'Agnes, FACHE, president and CEO of Raritan Bay Medical Center (PRNewsFoto/Meridian Health)

Meridian Health Announces Plans to Merge with Raritan Bay Medical Center

 Meridian Health and Raritan Bay Medical Center have announced the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) between the organizations to explore a...

Sep 19, 2014, 08:16 ET

Meridian Health Plan of Iowa Named Top Medicaid Plan in State

 Meridian Health Plan of Iowa is the number one Medicaid HMO in Iowa and is the number 38 Medicaid HMO in the US according to NCQA's Medicaid...

Sep 18, 2014, 18:02 ET

Meridian Health Plan of Illinois Named Top Medicaid Plan in State

Meridian Health Plan of Illinois is the number one Medicaid HMO in Illinois and 10th in the nation according to NCQA's Medicaid Health Insurance...

Sep 18, 2014, 18:02 ET

Meridian Health Plan of Michigan Named Top Medicaid Plan in State

Meridian Health Plan of Michigan is the number one Medicaid HMO in Michigan and ninth in the nation according to NCQA's Medicaid Health Insurance...

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...