Health Plan of Michigan Named Top Workplace

DETROIT, Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Plan of Michigan is proud to have been named a 2011 Detroit Free Press Top Workplace. Now in its fourth year, Top Workplaces selects companies based on employee ratings. Over 57,000 employees at 212 Michigan employers responded to the 2011 online survey, administered by Workplace Dynamics. Companies were rated on a variety of categories, including leadership, new ideas, ethics, appreciation and benefits. Health Plan of Michigan was ranked 4th in Career Opportunities for midsize companies.

Health Plan of Michigan COO Shery Cotton said, "We are so excited about this honor! What makes it truly special is that this comes from our employees." CEO Dr. David Cotton agreed, thanking employees for their votes of confidence and noting that they are the "soul of the company."

Health Plan of Michigan is the state's largest managed Medicaid health plan, serving over 289,000 members in 66 counties. On January 1, 2012, the plan's name will change to Meridian Health Plan. Meridian Health Plan will remain family-owned and Michigan-based.

SOURCE Health Plan of Michigan