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Molina Healthcare Plans Achieve High Rankings in NCQA's Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2012-2013

Monday, October 01, 2012

Molina Healthcare Plans Achieve High Rankings in NCQA's Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2012-201306:00 EDT Monday, October 01, 2012 LONG BEACH, Calif. (Business Wire) -- Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) today announced that the widely respected National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has included Molina Healthcare's health plans in California, Florida, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas, Utah and Washington in NCQA's Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Rankings for 2012-2013. All eight of Molina's health plans that it has operated for at least three years are accredited and nationally ranked. This makes Molina Healthcare a national leader in quality among Medicaid-focused plans. NCQA is a private non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality and is widely accepted as an industry standard for identifying what are among the best health plans in the United States. “We are proud to have our health plans nationally ranked by NCQA for eight consecutive years,” said J. Mario Molina, M.D., president and chief executive officer of Molina Healthcare. “Providing our members with access to quality care continues to be our mission today, just as it has been for the last 30 years.” Molina Healthcare of Utah is the only Medicaid plan in Utah that is NCQA ranked, and Molina Healthcare's Medicaid plans in New Mexico and Washington are the highest ranked in their respective states. In the overall national ranking of Medicaid health plans, Molina Healthcare of Michigan ranks No. 34; Molina Healthcare of Utah ranks No. 38; Molina Healthcare of Washington ranks No. 47; Molina Healthcare of New Mexico ranks No. 51; Molina Healthcare of Texas ranks No. 60; Molina Healthcare of Ohio ranks No. 66, Molina Healthcare of California ranks No. 74 and Molina Healthcare of Florida ranks No. 79. More information on the NCQA rankings and the complete report, which also includes rankings of Medicare and commercial health plans throughout the United States, can be found at http://www.ncqa.org. About Molina Healthcare Molina Healthcare, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, provides quality and cost-effective Medicaid-related solutions to meet the health care needs of low-income families and individuals and to assist state agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program. Our licensed health plans in California, Florida, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin currently serve approximately 1.8 million members, and our subsidiary, Molina Medicaid Solutions, provides business processing and information technology administrative services to Medicaid agencies in Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, New Jersey, and West Virginia, and drug rebate administration services in Florida. More information about Molina Healthcare is available at www.molinahealthcare.com. About the National Committee for Quality Assurance NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA's Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. Molina Healthcare, Inc.Sunny Yu, 562-901-1039Sunny.Yu@molinahealthcare.com