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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 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...

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...

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...

Jan 31, 2013, 19:20 ET

Meridian Health Plan Partners with Habitat for Humanity

 Meridian Health Plan is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity to change lives through improving health and strengthening communities in...

Nov 13, 2012, 13:16 ET

Meridian Health Plan Awarded Financial Alignment Demonstration Contract

The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) awarded Meridian Health Plan a contract for the Medicare-Medicaid Alignment...

Nov 13, 2012, 08:30 ET

Meridian Health Plan Wins National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ Award

 The National Association for Business Resources (NABR) named Meridian Health Plan as one of the national Best and Brightest Companies to Work...

Oct 15, 2012, 17:47 ET

Meridian Health Plan Expands into Illinois Medicare Market

 Meridian Health Plan of Illinois is proud to announce that it is expanding to provide Medicare services in Illinois to eligible enrollees...