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Posted by The MolinaCares Accord

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

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

Media Contact: Rhonda Frazier,, 562-980-3849

OLYMPIA, Wash., Aug. 18, 2021 – The 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

“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. For more information about
Molina Healthcare of Washington, visit