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2014 MPCA Annual Conference Exhibitors Showcase
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The Exhibitor Showcase on Monday, August 4, 2014, is an opportunity to talk with experts, gather informational materials, and learn about organizations that offer the products, services, and expertise needed to strengthen Health Center operations and services. Thank you to the exhibitors for their support of the conference!


AmeriHealth VIP Care Plus is a Medicare Advantage special needs plan for dual-eligible Michigan residents covered by Medicaid and Medicare. AmeriHealth VIP Care Plus works with local physicians, hospitals, community organizations, and others to help members get care, stay well, and build healthy communities. AmeriHealth VIP Care Plus allows members access to a comprehensive provider network and prescription formulary that ensures they can improve and maintain their overall health.

Behavorial Health Professionals, Inc. - PLATINUM SPONSOR

Behavioral Health Professionals, Inc. (BHPi) was formed to provide behavioral health services on a capitated basis through a network of community-based mental health organizations. BHPi has been in operation since 2002 and currently administers operations for two provider networks—CareLink Network and ConsumerLink Network and offers to these organizations increased management specialization and efficiency; a dedicated quality assurance program for monitoring care provided by BHPi's providers; an enhanced utilization management and review program to ensure the provision of medically necessary and appropriate treatment and prevent inappropriate or excessive treatment; skilled member services and provider relations professionals to guide and assist both consumers and providers. CareLink Network provides services for children and adults with mental illness. It offers resources for recovery, independent living, supported housing and employment, youth moving from school to work, and children and their families. CareLink is also there to help in cases of emergency or in a crisis. ConsumerLink Network provides services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. It offers solutions for parents with children with autism, respite care services when parents and caregivers need a break, and help with the transition from school to work.

Benco Dental

Benco Dental is the largest privately owned, full-service distributor of dental supplies, dental equipment, dental consulting, and equipment services in the United States. Founded in 1930 by Benjamin Cohen, the company has remained family owned and focused on the unique mission of "delivering success smile after smile". Headquartered in Pittston, Pennsylvania, Benco Dental is the nation's fastest-growing dental distributor with more than 50 regional showroom locations and five distribution centers servicing more than 30,000 dental professionals as well as a dedicated resource specific to the Community Health Center movement in all 50 states.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) is committed to being its members’ trusted partner by providing affordable, innovative products that improve their care and health. BCBSM aspires to be clear and simple, to help individuals make the right choices, to offer valuable coverage, and to help get quality health care for themselves and those they love. BCBSM is committed to its social mission of increasing access to affordable health care, enhancing quality of care patients receive, and improving the health of Michigan’s citizens and communities. In the past three years, BCBSM has been pleased to partner with 10 Michigan Federally Qualified Health Centers to support the development of new Health Centers. BCBSM is also pleased to invite Health Center leadership teams to Healthy Safety Net 2014: A Blues’ Symposium.

California Primary Care Association

The California Primary Care Association (CPCA) is the statewide leader and recognized voice representing the interests of California community clinics and health centers and their patients. CPCA represents more than 1,000 not-for-profit Community Clinics and Health Centers (CCHCs) and Regional Clinic Associations who provide comprehensive, quality health care services, particularly for low-income, uninsured and underserved Californians, who might otherwise not have access to health care. CPCA's diverse membership includes community and free clinics, federally funded and federally designated clinics, rural and urban clinics, large and small clinic corporations, and clinics dedicated to special needs and special populations. CPCA is designated by the Federal Bureau of Primary Health Care as the state Primary Care Association and receives federal program support to develop and enhance services for member clinics.

Capital Impact Partners

Capital Impact Partners is a national nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that has been working with Health Centers for more than 25 years. Capital Impact improves access to high-quality health and elder care, healthy foods, housing, and education in low-income communities across nationwide. To date Capital Impact has provided more than $715 million in financing to 487 Health Centers around the country, creating the capacity for an additional 1.7 million patient visits annually.

CommonWealth Purchasing Group

CommonWealth Purchasing Group is the leading national group purchasing organization for Health Centers, providing shared services and strategic solutions for 450 Health Centers and related nonprofit organizations across the country. Its members have saved over $170 million since its inception in 1998.

Community Health Ventures

Community Health Ventures is the business development affiliate of the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) and operates the Value in Purchasing (ViP), Value in Staffing (ViS), and Value in Laboratory (ViL) programs on behalf of NACHC and its Health Center members. ViP is the only group purchasing program endorsed by both NACHC and Michigan Primary Care Association.

Consumers Mutual Insurance of Michigan

Consumers Mutual Insurance of Michigan is an independent, nonprofit health insurer organized as a member governed Consumer Oriented and Operated Plan (CO-OP) under the federal Affordable Care Act to operate for the benefit of its members. Consumers Mutual is not a government health plan. It’s endorsed by a coalition of County Health Plans (CHPs), which are private, nonprofit organizations that provide health benefits to Michigan residents in 74 of Michigan’s 83 counties. Building on the health care expertise and community relationships of CHPs, Consumers Mutual offers an ever expanding statewide network of health care providers to serve its members.

Early On Michigan/Project Find

Early On Michigan/Project Find provides public awareness materials about early intervention and special education services and/or supports.

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, it seeks to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions, cancer, and inflammation.

Great Lakes Health Connect

Great Lakes Health Connect (GLHC) was created in the 2014 merger of two of the nation’s most successful Health Insurance Exchanges (HIE), Michigan Health Connect and Great Lakes Health Information Exchange. Combining the expertise of these two leading companies, Great Lakes Health Connect is uniquely positioned to meet the growing HIE needs of a wide variety of health care providers, including yours. It provides unparalleled interoperability and functionality, which are crucial to your success. Already, GLHC connects more than 120 hospitals and over 10,000 independent and employed providers, securely and efficiently exchanging the health records of more than 5 million patients. The depth and breadth of the GLHC network means it has the experience, resources, and connections to initiate industry-leading advances in health information exchange.

Greenway Health/SuccessEHS

SuccessEHS from Greenway Health is an award-winning proven practice management and EHR solution for Health Centers. The Greenway Health SuccessEHS solution for Health Centers includes a financial suite, clinical suite, Ryan White RSR, population management, integrated dental solution, PCMH, and integrated behavioral health. The Greenway Health SuccessEHS solution is empowering Health Centers to best serve their communities and their patients.

Health Consulting Strategies, Inc.

Health Consulting Strategies, Inc. provides health care consulting specializing in Federally Qualified Health Center development.

Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc. is the industry leader in the community health care market for medical and dental supplies and equipment. Its products and services improve the quality of patient care and increase organizational efficiency with everything from dental (EDR) and medical (EHR) software to high-tech equipment and exclusive clinical supplies.

Hooker DeJong

Hooker DeJong is a full service architectural, engineering, and planning firm. As long-term care and assisted living experts, our team works to create neighborhoods (a.k.a. households) that encourage privacy, purpose, dignity, and compassion. Our compassionate-driven team designs facilities for the elderly that are comfortable to occupy and functional to operate.


One of America's leading nonprofit Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI), IFF strengthens nonprofits and their communities through lending and real estate consulting. With total managed assets of more than $270 million, IFF is able to help nonprofits finance, plan, and build facilities that are critical to their mission and success. Since 1988, IFF has been a trusted partner to nonprofits in every sector, including health care, education, child care, and housing. IFF helps nonprofits grow and successfully complete their capital projects. IFF serves nonprofits in the Midwest, with a focus on those that serve low-income communities and special needs populations.

McKesson Medical-Surgical

In the ever-changing world of healthcare, you can rely on McKesson Medical-Surgical to help you improve your practice to face the challenges to come. We not only deliver the products you need, we provide value in three critical areas: reducing costs, increasing efficiency, and providing reliable service you can depend on throughout your practice.

Merces Consulting

Merces Consulting Group, Inc., formerly Management Resource Center, Inc., is an independent consulting firm that provides advice and counsel to management of all types of organizations in the development of strategies, programs, and practices that serve to effectively utilize their most important assets—their human resources. Merces has clients nationwide in virtually every industry. The firm began working with its first Health Center client in Michigan in 1993, and established a formal practice dedicated to the industry in 2007. Merces Migrant and Community Health Center clients are found throughout the U.S., in urban and rural settings. Health Center projects include advice to Boards on CEO compensation, development of organizational structures, implementation of compensation programs for staff and providers and a variety of related services.

Meridian Health Plan

Meridian Health Plan is a physician-owned, physician-operated group of health plans and related companies. Its mission is to continuously improve the quality of care in a low resource environment. Meridian Health Plan is Michigan's largest Medicaid HMO, providing health care to Medicaid enrollees through a contract with the Michigan Department of Community Health. Meridian Advantage Plan of Michigan and Meridian Prime are programs approved by Medicare and managed by Meridian Health Plan, a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO). Meridian Advantage Plan of Michigan is a Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plan that is available to those who qualify to receive Medicaid benefits and are also eligible for Medicare Parts A & B. Meridian Prime is a Medicare Advantage Plan that is available to residents who are eligible for Medicare. Members must also be Michigan residents living in the current service areas of Genesee, Kalamazoo, Macomb, Oakland, Muskegon, Kent or Wayne County.

Michigan Medicaid EHR Incentive Program

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 created the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program to provide financial incentives for qualifying Medicaid service providers, or Eligible Professionals (EPs). EPs may receive up to $63,750 under the Michigan Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, available over six payment years. The goal is to encourage the adoption, implementation, and meaningful use of certified electronic health records (EHRs) in ways that improve quality, increase efficiency, and promote safety.


Midmark Corporation brings efficient patient care to millions of people each day in the human and animal health care industries around the world. A leading provider of medical, dental, and veterinary equipment solutions, Midmark is focused on continuously improving exam room workflow and enhancing patient-caregiver interactions. Midmark’s more than 1,500 teammates worldwide are dedicated to redefining the future of the clinical space and making a positive difference in the practice of health care. 

Molina Healthcare of Michigan

Molina Healthcare of Michigan is a managed care organization that has been providing government-funded health programs for low-income families and individuals since 1997. Molina serves approximately 213,000 Michiganders with Medicaid, MIChild, Medicare, and the Health Insurance Marketplace. Its network has more than 15,000 physicians and 83 hospitals in 48 counties.

NextGen Healthcare

NextGen Healthcare’s integrated solutions speed care, connect data, and enhance revenue, all so your practice or Health Center can thrive. Whether it’s electronic health records (EHR), practice management (PM), Health Information Exchange (HIE), or revenue cycle management (RCM), NextGen Healthcare offers your practice the most advanced interoperability and connectivity solutions available today. These proven, integrated systems drive quality, collaborative care, patient engagement, and population health, contributing to the best patient care.

Quality First Management Solutions, Inc.

Quality First Management Solutions, Inc. is your one-source FQHC compliance solution, bringing to you a platform that serves all of your health care compliance needs. It provides expert health care consulting services including PCMH Assist™, Q&R Assist™, Population Health Management, and much more. Quality First Management Solutions ( provides PolicyPLUS™, your online compliance, policy and procedure, credentialing, and quality management solution. Be sure to visit Candi Chitty or Randy Chitty at the Quality First exhibit booth. 


Quest Diagnostics is the world's leading provider of diagnostic lab testing, information, and services that doctors and patients need in order to make better healthcare decisions.  

Rehmann’s Healthcare Group is a cross-functional team of CPAs and Consultants, Wealth Advisors, and Corporate Investigators dedicated to providing proactive ideas and solutions. Its team of professionals can go beyond traditional tax and accounting engagements to provide services such as practice valuation, revenue cycle management, and practice assessments. They can provide the support you need to keep your practice on course and your focus on what really matters: your patients. 

Saginaw Bay Underwriters

Saginaw Bay Underwriters provides consulting, design, implementation, and service for group health plans and other employee benefits. They also offer workers’ compensation, liability, and fleet insurance for businesses. Contact them for a consultation. 

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan   CONFERENCE SPONSOR

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan proudly serves more than 275,000 members in 26 counties throughout Lower Michigan. Its plan provides an extensive network of primary care providers, specialists, pharmacies and local hospitals. UnitedHealthcare Community Plan offers health care coverage for those enrolled in Medicaid, the Healthy Michigan Plan, MIChild, and Medicare Dual-Complete™ (HMO SNP). Children’s Special Health Care Services are available as part of both its Medicaid and MIChild plans. 


VirtualCHC & HIT Network provides technology-based solutions for common needs of Health Centers. It offers access to hosted applications such as electronic health and dental records, secure email, and more—all over the Internet. It also can provide a powerful custom reporting solution, including working with Health Center staff on report development. Consulting services are available for anything from assisting with vendor selection to local IT support. VirtualCHC serves as a Health Center’s HIT department. 


Walgreens is a leader in providing forward-thinking solutions for health systems that target their need to increase access points of care, administer complex programs like 340B, manage more patients, and reduce chronic condition costs. Walgreens coordinates with Health Center staff to expand your reach into the community and help maximize outcomes. Contact Terri Ward, Business Development Manager at 224.515.9012 or

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