The MolinaCares Accord Donates $25,000 to The Rural Collaborative in Support of Improved Health Equity


OLYMPIA, Wash., Aug. 18, 2021The MolinaCares Accord (“MolinaCares”), in collaboration with Molina Healthcare of Washington (“Molina”), donated $25,000 to The Rural Collaborative (TRC) in support of the organization’s Quality Initiative.

"Molina is proud to support access to quality care and The Rural Collaborative,” said Dr. Jay Fathi, plan president of Molina Healthcare of Washington. “This initiative will lead to stronger health systems that can benefit residents in rural communities and support improved health equity."

TRC has 21 members (public hospital districts and critical access hospitals) providing quality care across rural Washington state. The Quality Initiative will enable TRC members to track overall results and better identify opportunities for collaboration and improvement.

“We are extremely grateful to MolinaCares,” said Dr. Elya Prystowsky, executive director at The Rural Collaborative. “This grant will make a significant impact in providing access to quality care for those in rural communities.”

About The MolinaCares Accord
Established by Molina Healthcare, Inc., The MolinaCares Accord oversees a community investment platform created to improve the health and well-being of disadvantaged populations by funding meaningful, measurable, and innovative programs and solutions that improve health, life, and living in local communities. The MolinaCares Accord funds such measures through The Molina Healthcare Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) established in 2020 by Molina Healthcare, Inc.

About Molina Healthcare of Washington Molina Healthcare of Washington has been providing government-funded health care for over 20 years. The Company serves members through Medicaid, Medicare and the Health Benefit Exchange programs throughout Washington. Additionally, Molina Healthcare of Washington operates a primary care clinic in Everett (MyHealth Everett) and a mobile health unit (MyHealth Mobile) in the Spokane area. Through its locally operated health plans, Molina Healthcare, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, served approximately 4.7 million members as of June 30, 2021.