Tufts, a member of MAHP
, has covered methadone in the past and will continue to do so, he said, emphasizing that controls are in place to provide coverage "while mitigating misuse and abuse.
With the online request-for-quote, Banta provided information detailing exactly what MAHP
needed and received three quotes within the first two days, compared to the typical two or three weeks it normally takes to receive bids once you've determined which companies to solicit bids from.
initiated its Legislator of the Year Award this year to recognize the advocacy of key legislators whose vision and initiatives help MAHP
further its mission to provide leadership for the promotion and advocacy of high quality, affordable, accessible health care for the citizens of Michigan.
This year, the Association created and presented the MAHP
President's Recognition Award to recognize outstanding contribution to developing a first- class health system for Michigan.
In 2004, for the first time, the MAHP
Foundation expanded the awards to include the provider community.
Pinnacle Awards for Best Practices was created in 2001 to document the innovative changes and quest for measurable quality improvement among Michigan managed care plans.
Eight Michigan HMOs received the MAHP
Pinnacle Award for Best Practices.
A minister and a musician as well as inspired CEO, Bonner was a tremendous mentor, role model, and national leader in the health care industry and inspired MAHP
to honor his memory and achievements with this annual award.
The breadth and depth of not only the award winning projects but also of all the submissions underscores the continuing commitment of Michigan managed care in serving their members," stated Richard Murdock, Executive Director of MAHP
Prior to his appointment, Murdock served MAHP
admirably as interim executive director and deputy executive director.
With this agreement, MAHP
is now enabling thousands more doctors who participate with member plans to be sure they are delivering quality care.
This annual award in the health plan industry is regularly guided and managed by Farnum; unknown to him, the Executive Committee of MAHP
secretly maneuvered to acknowledge industry consensus that he was the most appropriate recipient of this year's award.