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Molina Healthcare of Washington Announces Nearly $1 Million in Grants Through the 2019 Molina Community Innovation Fund

November 26, 2019

BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 26, 2019--

Molina Healthcare of Washington announced the 2019 recipients of the Molina Community Innovation Fund (the Molina Fund), a new program designed to fund innovative programs that reduce access barriers and address the social determinants of health for Medicaid beneficiaries in regions of Washington State that have implemented Integrated Managed Care (IMC). In this inaugural year, Molina received a total of 152 applications and is distributing nearly $1 million in grants to 16 Washington-based 501(c)(3) organizations.

“We are grateful to the many community organizations across the state that submitted proposals for our debut of the Molina Fund,” said Peter Adler, president of Molina Healthcare of Washington. “Molina is honored to support this year’s winners by providing innovation funding to implement and expand community-based initiatives that make whole-person health more accessible. Community-based organizations who are receiving Molina Fund innovation grants share Molina’s goal of improving health outcomes by incorporating social determinants of health and reducing access barriers at the community level.”

Starting in 2019 and annually for three consecutive years, the Molina Fund will award up to $1 million per year to organizations that align with Molina’s mission and goals. Below are the organizations and projects that Molina is supporting through this inaugural year of Molina Fund grants:

Community and Clinical Linkages/Social Determinants of Health

Population Health

Expanding Access/Reducing Disparities in Access to Care

Advancing Integrated Care

Nonprofit organizations that are interested in applying for grants through the next round of the Molina Fund can do so by visiting MolinaHealthcare.com/MolinaFund in spring 2020.

About Molina Healthcare of Washington

Molina Healthcare of Washington has been providing government-funded care for low-income individuals for nearly 20 years. As of September 2019, the organization serves over 818,000 members through Medicaid, Medicare and the Health Benefit Exchange programs across the state of Washington. Additionally, Molina Healthcare operates a primary care clinic in Everett (MyHealth Everett) and a mobile health unit (MyHealth Mobile) in the Spokane area. For more information, visit MolinaHealthcare.com and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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CONTACT: Justine dela Rosa

Justine.delaRosa1@MolinaHealthcare.com

(562) 528-5090

KEYWORD: WASHINGTON UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: INSURANCE PRIMARY/SECONDARY EDUCATION PRESCHOOL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES MENTAL HEALTH GENERAL HEALTH PHILANTHROPY FITNESS & NUTRITION BABY/MATERNITY FUND RAISING FOUNDATION FAMILY CONSUMER HEALTH

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