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

Aug 17, 2015, 10:13 ET from Meridian Health Plan

DETROIT, Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) named Meridian Health Plan as one of Metropolitan Detroit's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ in 2015. This is the fourth consecutive year Meridian was awarded this distinction.

"We're a family owned, family operated company and our mission is about continuous improvement. Our first year taking the award survey, we won the award, and completed an in-depth analysis of the results to find the best ways to engage our employees as Meridian Family members," said Meridian Chief Administrative Officer Sean Cotton. "We've performed this analysis each year and are proud to see the positive impact."

Award winners are chosen by an independent research firm, which evaluates each company's entry based on key measures in various categories, such as compensation, benefits and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development; recruitment, selection and orientation; employee achievement and recognition; communication and shared vision; diversity and inclusion; work-life balance; community initiatives; and strategic company performance.

Many Meridian benefits are greater than national averages for similar companies and many are available shortly after hire. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, employer-matching and vested 401(k) options, undergraduate and graduate tuition reimbursement, subsidized parking, and performance bonuses. Meridian also offers employer-sponsored wellness programs, sports teams, employee discounts in partnership with local businesses, an employee referral program, and commuter assistance programs.

Michigan Business and Professional Association
Based in Warren, Mich., the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) is the largest business organization of small to medium-sized businesses in Michigan, leveraging a depth of programs and community initiatives that positively impact more than 150,000 businesses. The MBPA is a sister association to the Michigan Food & Beverage Association (MFBA). Visit them online at or

Meridian Health Plan
Meridian Health Plan is a family-owned, family-operated health plan with extensive experience in its subsidiary operations in Michigan, Illinois and Iowa. Meridian's affiliates include Medicaid and Medicare health plans and prescription drug plans, a commercial plan available through the Health Insurance Marketplace and MeridianRx, a Pharmacy Benefit Management company. Meridian Health Plan currently serves more than 750,000 members. For more information, visit

SOURCE Meridian Health Plan