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Eight Michigan HMOs, Two Providers, Take Top Honors for Quality Health Care
Date:9/21/2007

LANSING, Mich., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sept. 18, the Michigan Association of Health Plans held its 7th annual Pinnacle Awards for Best Practices award reception at which eight Michigan HMOs received the MAHP Pinnacle Award for Best Practices. "Organizations such as these are leading the way in serving participants efficiently and effectively," Representative Pam Byrnes, Pinnacle judge, said. "Michigan needs more health care plans that expand outreach, review efficiencies and continue to strive to provide quality health care. Through their diligent efforts, they have proven that controlling costs and delivering excellent care can go hand in hand."

Business/Operational Performance: Commercial:

Grand Valley Health Plan [Grand Rapids]

Patient-Centered, Primary Care In-Patient Management

Business/Operational Performance: Medicaid:

Upper Peninsula Health Plan [upper peninsula]

Managing Prescribing Cost and Quality

Clinical Service Improvement: Commercial:

Grand Valley Health Plan [Grand Rapids]

Integrated Counseling and Wellness Services in Primary Care

Clinical Service Improvement: Medicaid:

Molina Healthcare of Michigan [Troy]

What To Do When Your Child Gets Sick

Chronic Disease Care: Commercial:

Priority Health [Grand Rapids]

Utilizing Nationally Recognized Healthyencounterssm Asthma

Program To Improve Health For Asthma Patients.

Chronic Disease Care: Medicaid:

McLaren Health Plan [Flint/central Michigan]

Eyes Wide Open

Community Outreach/Partnerships:

Molina Healthcare of Michigan [Troy]

Have A Book And A Health Exam Too

Collaborative Community Health Initiatives:

HealthPlus of Michigan [Flint]

Genesee County Health Department

UM Flint Urban Healt
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