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Lynn Allen Named President of Molina Healthcare of New Mexico

LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug 18, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) announced today that Lynn Allen has been promoted to president of its health plan subsidiary, Molina Healthcare of New Mexico. In his new role, Allen will be responsible for the operational oversight of the New Mexico health plan, as well as the implementation and execution of various strategic initiatives. He previously was the chief operating officer for the plan and was responsible for the operational oversight of New Mexico, including provider contracting, provider relations, systems configuration and member services.

"Lynn's proven track record in health care management will help continue the legacy of success in our New Mexico health plan," said J. Mario Molina., M.D., president and chief executive officer of Molina Healthcare, Inc. "He has been an asset to the company and we look forward to him leading our New Mexico plan in continuing to deliver quality healthcare services to our members."

Allen has over 20 years of managed care experience in all aspects of Medicaid, Medicare and commercial health plan sales, operations, provider contracting and long term care. Prior to joining Molina, he was director of contracting for Evercare Health Plan and director of network development and contracting for Maricopa Integrated Health System, both in Phoenix, Arizona. In addition, he previously worked with the Lovelace Health Systems in New Mexico. Allen attended the University of New Mexico, where he received his bachelor's degree in economics.

About Molina Healthcare

Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) provides quality and cost-effective Medicaid-related solutions to meet the health care needs of low-income families and individuals and to assist state agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program. Our licensed health plans in California, Florida, Michigan, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas, Utah, and Washington currently serve approximately 1.5 million members, and our subsidiary, Molina Medicaid Solutions, provides business processing and information technology administrative services to Medicaid agencies in Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, New Jersey, and West Virginia, and drug rebate administration services in Florida. More information about Molina Healthcare is available at http://www.molinahealthcare.com.

SOURCE: Molina Healthcare, Inc.

Molina Healthcare, Inc.
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