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WA: Mental Health Integration Takes Center Stage in Senate

DJ Wilson | Jan 23, 2014 | Washington

Bela Biro: Molina Responds to OIC Determination

| Aug 29, 2013 | Washington

Molina Healthcare has been approved to be on the Exchanges in eight (8) of nine (9) states; Washington was the exception.   There are three areas Commissioner Kreidler noted as deficiencies in our filing: #1.  Not enough "HIV/AIDS Doctors"—HIV/AIDS is not a recognized separate specialty according to the American Board of...[ Read More ]

WA: Molina First To Be Rejected By OIC For Exchange

DJ Wilson | May 21, 2013 | Washington

First published May 15, 2013. The Office of the Insurance Commissioner released its first decisions regarding plan participation on the exchange. Molina was the first plan to have its application rejected after less than two weeks of review by the OIC.   The OIC has as many as 90 days to...[ Read More ]

Carriers Submit Intent to Participate in WA Healthplanfinder

Erin Thurston | Feb 27, 2013 | Washington

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange reports that it has received 24 notifications from carriers expressing intent to participate in Washington Healthplanfinder beginning next fall. The non-binding letters-of-intent expressed interest from 13 carriers in the individual market, seven in the small business health options program, and four in the dental market. Carrier...[ Read More ]


DJ Wilson | Jan 17, 2012

The HCA released the names of the "apparently successful" bidders in it's 2012-2013 managed care procurement process for Medicaid's "Healthy Options" plan, and the surprises continue. Of the 7 plans which had applied to enter the market, only 2 were considered apparently unsuccessful:  Premera and Columbia United Providers (CUP). The...[ Read More ]