Miami Jewish Health Systems Announces Partnership With Molina Healthcare Of Florida

July 8th, 2013 By Jackie Larena-Lacayo

MIAMI – Miami Jewish Health Systems and Molina Healthcare of Florida today announced they have entered into a partnership agreement in which Miami Jewish Health Systems will provide external case management services for Molina Healthcare of Florida. The areas of service will include Miami-Dade and Monroe counties.

The partnership agreement, scheduled to begin December 1, 2013, includes case management services for current participants of home and community-based Medicaid waiver or diversion programs as well as nursing home residents who choose Molina Healthcare of Florida as their long-term managed care plan provider in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties, Florida. Earlier this year, the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) awarded Molina Healthcare of Florida contracts for Florida’s Medicaid Managed Care Long-Term Care program in Regions 5, 6, and 11. Region 11 encompasses Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties.

“Miami Jewish Health Systems is pleased to partner with Molina Healthcare and looks forward to this tremendous opportunity to provide the highest level of case management services throughout Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties,” said Jeffrey P. Freimark, President and Chief Executive Officer of Miami Jewish Health Systems. “We are positioned for a smooth transition of our existing home and community diversion participants in addition to residents currently in nursing homes and the new individuals who choose Molina Healthcare of Florida as their long-term managed care plan provider.”

“Molina Healthcare and Miami Jewish Health Systems share a common mission to focus on quality and cost effective healthcare for all individuals,” said David Pollack, president of Molina Healthcare of Florida. “This unique partnership will help both organizations achieve that goal.”

Molina Healthcare of Florida currently operates both Medicaid and Medicare health plans with total membership of approximately 75,000 as of March 2013. Additionally, Molina Healthcare of Florida operates two primary care clinics in Riviera Beach and West Palm Beach through its affiliate, American Family Care.

About Miami Jewish Health Systems

Miami Jewish Health Systems is one of the most innovative healthcare providers in the United States. Annually treating more than 10,000 people of all ages, ethnicities and religions, this not-for-profit organization, formerly known as Miami Jewish Home and Hospital, offers community and home based, residential and on-campus medical programs. The 73-year-old institution draws patients from across the nation and around the world for its pioneering Centers of Excellence that include: Rosomoff Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center; Brucker Biofeedback Center; Memory Center; Rehabilitation Services at Miami Jewish Health Systems’ Nursing Facility and the Florida Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). More information on Miami Jewish Health Systems is available at www.miamijewishhealth.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.

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