Awards and Milestones


National, State and Local Recognition

  • URAC Silver Quality Award: Patient Protection and Empowerment, Health Information/Decision Support
  • The Bronze Bow Tie Robert M. Pestronk Award for Excellence in Public Health in Genesee County
  • Michigan Association of Health Plans Pinnacle Award: Excellence in Community Collaboration
  • Flint Area AFL CIO Labor Council Community Partnership Award
  • Universal Kidney Foundation Unsung Hero Award
  • 2015 Commit2Fit Fall 4 Fitness Challenge 1st Place Small Business Division Award
  • 2015 American Advertising Award Winner for Flu IQ Campaign
  • Flint and Genesee Chamber of Commerce: 2015 Business Award Recipient
  • 2017 “Essential Piece” Award Recipient through Motherly Intercession
  • 2017 “Distinguished Partner” Award Recipient through Hamilton Community Health Network
  • 2017 Commit2Fit Fall 4 Fitness Challenge 2nd Place Large Business Division Award

Historical Milestones

  • 2003-2004: Early development foundation grants; U of M Flint Partnership-primary care capacity
  • 2005-2007: $1.7 million in expansion grants
  • 2006: Genesee annual property tax millage passes
  • 2007-2014: $500,000 annual mental health grant begins from Genesee Health System
  • 2008: GHP Becomes Triple Aim site
  • 2010: URAC Best Practices Award – first ever national award for plan covering uninsured
  • 2012-2014: Genesee property tax millage renewed through 2019; Plan A ends; Healthy Michigan Expansion begins
  • 2015: Pinnacle Award Recipient for Best Business Practices awarded by Michigan Association of Health Plans
    • Founding President and CEO, Linda Hamacher, retires. Jim Milanowski named new President and CEO
  • 2015-present: GHP partners with Crim Fitness Foundation and C.S. Mott Foundation for the Community Education Initiative
    • 2016 Genesee Health Plan provides Community Health Workers in all Flint Schools under initiative
  • 2016-present: GHP launches Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program, initially funded by a grant through Michigan Health Endowment Fund.  Program is now funded through Flint Recast
  • 2016-present:  GHP becomes designated site in Genesee County for the Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Navigation Program and Wisewoman Chronic Disease Management Program through the State of Michigan

GHP President and CEO, Director of Outreach, Communications Coordinator and Health Navigator pose with the 2017 Motherly Intercession “Essential Piece Award”.

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