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Items Tagged with 'Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan'
ACA enrollment online was lower than Priority Health anticipated.
Priority Health, one of 13 health insurance carriers offering plans on the new Michigan insurance online exchange, reported about 100 enrollees during October, the first full month of enrollment under the Affordable Care Act for insurance starting Jan. 1. Read More
Lots of time and money is spent on promotion, but who really needs coverage?
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan wants everyone to know it is the only health insurance company offering coverage in all 83 Michigan counties on the federal Health Insurance Marketplace that opened Oct. 1 — and it also brags about its low prices. Read More
Consumers across the state filed 3,184 complaints last year against insurance companies that do business in Michigan, according to a report released by the Department of Insurance and Financial Services late last month. Read More
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has launched a website to help consumers in Michigan understand the federal Affordable Care Act and its impact on them. Read More
In response to the Affordable Care Act’s goal of reducing the number of uninsured Americans, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Mercy Health in Grand Rapids have announced that as of Oct. 1, residents of Kent, Muskegon and Oceana counties who don’t have employer-sponsored health insurance, or who are Medicare-eligible, will be able to buy insurance from Blue Care Network of Michigan that is “very affordably priced.” Read More
Trinity Health-Michigan and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan have jointly announced their new contract that launches a value based health care payment arrangement they claim is the first of its kind in Michigan. Read More
Upcoming insurance exchange could put policy providers under a white light.
After 75 years of operating as a tax-exempt nonprofit organization, Michigan’s largest health insurer, with 4.4 million members, will become what state lawmakers have called a “customer-owned nonprofit.” Read More
DETROIT — Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation Monday that overhauls Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan by ending its tax-exempt status, changing how it is regulated and letting it transform into a new nonprofit structure. Read More
Advocate for seniors fears it would have ‘very large, very negative impact’ on them.
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has announced its support for Gov. Rick Snyder’s proposal to change Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan into a nonprofit mutual insurance company that is regulated like all other health insurers in the state, as proposed in Senate Bills 1293 and 1294. Read More