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Health Plan of Michigan Ranked Among Nation's Best Medicaid Health Plans in 2008
Date:11/6/2008

unization Rate increased by nearly 5 percentage points and its Well Child Visit rate for children ages 3-6 years increased by over 6 percentage points. HPM also improved the quality of care for pregnant women, demonstrating an increase of over 4 percentage points for Postpartum Care. These results are based on Health Plan of Michigan's 2008 Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) results from NCQA's 2008 Quality Compass.

All of these improvements were achieved through an aggressive telephone and mail outreach campaign to contact members and remind them of important preventive services. HPM also offers a pay for performance program for its providers focused on preventive care and health outcomes measures.

Health Plan of Michigan is the third largest Medicaid HMO in the State of Michigan, providing health care services to over 166,000 Medicaid enrollees through a contract with the Michigan Department of Community Health (DCH). HPM is a privately owned and physician managed Medicaid health plan. Its corporate headquarters is located in Detroit, Michigan. Currently HPM operates in 42 Michigan counties. The company has attained an NCQA rating of "Excellent" which is the highest accreditation rating that can be obtained by a managed care organization. For more information, visit http://www.hpmich.com.

"America's Best Health Plans" is a trademark of U.S.News and World Report.

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