MDwise retains contractor status for Healthy Indiana Plan and Hoosier Healthwise program

7/8/2016
 
INDIANAPOLIS – MDwise is one of four contractors selected by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) to provide health care services for the nearly 1,000,000 enrollees in the Healthy Indiana Plan and Hoosier Healthwise programs starting January 1, 2017.
 
MDwise has been serving a portion of the Healthy Indiana Plan population since 2008 and the Hoosier Healthwise program since 1994. In total, MDwise serves more than 400,000 members in Indiana through the Healthy Indiana Plan, Hoosier Healthwise, and Hoosier Care Connect.
 
“MDwise is excited with the opportunity to continue serving Indiana residents through the Healthy Indiana Plan and Hoosier Healthwise programs,” said Cesar Martinez, president and CEO of MDwise. “Quality health care is not to be taken for granted and we take pride in providing high-quality care to Indiana’s residents. Our longstanding history of providing these services in the state of Indiana makes MDwise well positioned to serve as a health coverage provider in our communities for years to come.”
 
MDwise is consistently recognized for its quality health care, service and member satisfaction. In fact, out of the four contractors selected during this process, MDwise scored highest in the Management Assessment and Quality. In addition, the company was rated 4 out of 5 among health insurance plans in the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)’s Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2015-2016. MDwise was also the highest NCQA-rated Medicaid HMO in Indiana.
 
Currently, nearly 600,000 children and pregnant women are covered by the Hoosier Healthwise program. An additional 400,000 adults between the ages of 19 and 64 with incomes below 138 percent of the federal poverty level are served by the Healthy Indiana Plan.
 
To learn more about MDwise, visit www.MDwise.org.
 
Additional information about the Healthy Indiana Plan can be found here.
 
Additional information about the Hoosier Healthwise program can be found here.

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About MDwise

MDwise is an Indiana-licensed nonprofit health maintenance organization offering health care benefits to 300,000 Medicaid members. Since 1994 MDwise has provided access to compassionate, high-quality, coordinated health care and education to Medicaid members in communities throughout Indiana.
 
MDwise is a provider-owned health plan with a large network of doctors, specialists and hospitals located throughout the state. By meeting the basic requirements of the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA’s) rigorous standards for consumer protection and quality improvement, MDwise was awarded NCQA’s accreditation status of Accredited for service and clinical quality. Ninety-seven percent of MDwise members surveyed would recommend MDwise to their family and friends. For more information, visit MDwise.org.


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