DALLAS, April 16, 2020 – Molina Healthcare of Texas (“Molina”) is donating $30,000 to community-based organizations throughout the state to help address COVID-19 pandemic resource shortages. The donations will provide food to charitable organizations, as well as provide lunch for frontline health care workers, staff at federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) and nursing facilities.
“During this critical time, Molina is proud to uphold our commitment to the communities we serve throughout Texas,” said Anne Rote, plan president of Molina Healthcare of Texas. “The donations will help fund vital resources for health care providers and local nonprofits as Molina continues to provide best-in-class support for our members, providers, and the communities we serve.”
Molina is providing donations to the following Texas organizations:
- Catholic Charities (Dallas)
- Daily Bread Ministries (San Antonio)
- El Centro de Corazón (Harris)
- El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank (El Paso)
- Loaves and Fishes (Hidalgo)
- Lunches of Love (Harris)
- Mercy Ministries (Laredo)
- Mission Hospitality Center (Hidalgo)
- North Channel Assistance Ministries (Harris)
- Pleasant Grove Food Pantry (Dallas)
- Visiting Nurses Association of Dallas
Molina previously announced that it has waived all member COVID-19-related testing and treatment costs. It is providing virtual urgent care services through its partnership with Teladoc and offering free home delivery of prescriptions through any CVS Pharmacy. In addition, the Company is providing telehealth services based on Medicaid Agency updates. Molina also made a Coronavirus Chatbot online tool available to help members identify COVID-19 symptoms and immediately connect with support resources.
About Molina Healthcare of Texas
Since 2006, Molina Healthcare of Texas has been providing government-funded care for low-income individuals. As of December 31, 2019, the company served approximately 341,000 members through Medicaid, CHIP, Medicare, Medicare-Medicaid (Duals) and Health Insurance Exchange programs, with service areas across Texas. For more information, visit molinahealthcare.com.