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The award will allow Molina to add 630,000 members to its Medicaid footprint.
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LAS VEGAS, August 17, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: MOH) (“Molina”) today announced its Nevada health plan subsidiary was awarded a Medicaid managed care contract from the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services – Division of Health Care Financing and Policy (“DHCFP”).
The new four-year Medicaid contract, with a potential two-year extension, will commence on January 1, 2022. Molina’s Nevada health plan is one of four Managed Care Organizations offering health care coverage to approximately 630,000 Medicaid beneficiaries in Clark County (Las Vegas area) and Washoe County (Reno area) through the TANF, CHIP, and Medicaid Expansion programs. Molina will also participate in the state-based Affordable Care Act Exchange.
“We are honored that Nevada has awarded Molina the opportunity to serve the state’s most vulnerable citizens,” said Joe Zubretsky, president and chief executive officer of Molina Healthcare. “Molina looks forward to advancing the state’s goals of improving care management, member access, and overall health equity for its Medicaid members.”