LANSING, Mich. — Reliance Healthcare, a Michigan-based health plan serving Medicare and dual-eligible beneficiaries in Medicare and Medicaid, has joined the Michigan Association of Health Plans (MAHP) as a member.
Reliance is now the 11th member of the Michigan Association of Health Plans, which is a leading industry voice for member plans that provide healthcare for nearly 3.5 million Michigan residents.
Reliance currently serves nearly 19,000 individuals across seven counties in southeastern Michigan through its health plan, 600-member physician organization and accountable care organization. Soon, it will be known as CCA Health Michigan through a majority stake acquisition by Boston, Massachusetts-based Commonwealth Care Alliance® (CCA), a national, multi-state healthcare organization with proven expertise in complex care coordination and delivery.
“We are pleased to welcome Reliance Healthcare and CCA as a full member to the Michigan Association of Health Plans,” said Dominick Pallone, executive director of MAHP. “Reliance’s work aligns with MAHP’s mission for high quality, affordable and accessible healthcare for Michiganders while providing health insurance for Michigan’s senior and low-income populations. We look forward to working with Reliance and CCA Health Michigan.”
“By partnering with the Michigan Association of Health Plans, Reliance and CCA Health Michigan will elevate our shared mission of improving the health and well-being of individuals with significant needs,” said Courtney Murphy, CCA President of Markets. “We look forward to working with MAHP and elevating the healthcare priorities of both organizations.”
Gene Farber, special counsel to CCA Health Michigan, noted that joining the Michigan Association of Health Plans is an important step for Reliance and CCA. “We all share the goal of increasing access to high quality, affordable healthcare. That’s why we were so thrilled to bring Reliance together with CCA, and it’s why we are excited to join MAHP.”
The Michigan Association of Health Plans (MAHP) is an industry voice for 11 health care plans, covering 3.5 million Michigan residents. MAHP facilitates communication among members, government, and the industry regarding health care issues of common concern. The mission of the Michigan Association of Health Plans is to provide leadership for the promotion and advocacy of high quality, affordable, accessible health care for the citizens of Michigan.