Items Tagged with 'Priority Health'


Insurance provider services may reduce employer costs

April 4, 2014
With the recent consumer enrollment deadline past, and the extended option for consumers and employers alike to keep prior non-reformed plans, the Affordable Care Act is a frequent topic of discussion. Read More

Health plan partners on post-care program

March 5, 2014
A health plan is partnering with a post-acute care management company on a new program to serve patients after they leave the hospital. Read More

Insurer doubts statewide increase in health plans

January 21, 2014
The uninsured and others still have 2.5 months to sign up for government-subsidized private insurance under the federal health care law without facing a tax penalty. Read More

Street Talk: Let’s talk depression, because no one else does

Street cred.

December 20, 2013
This time of year is filled with frolicking family fun, gobs of gift-giving, gracious good cheer and the usual holiday hoo-ha for everyone, right? Read More

Priority Health will; Blue Cross won’t

It’s up to Michigan carriers to decide if they’ll extend pre-Obamacare plans.

December 6, 2013
The latest snafu in Obamacare left a marketing opportunity that Priority Health is pursuing in one direction — but the Blues is pursuing in the opposite direction. Read More

First month a headache for Obamacare

ACA enrollment online was lower than Priority Health anticipated.

November 15, 2013
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

Health plan opens 'insurance shops'

October 16, 2013
A Grand Rapids-based health plan is opening three “one-stop insurance shops,” where Michigan residents can “squeeze in a new insurance policy” while running everyday errands. Read More

Health plan opens door to home-based primary care

September 10, 2013
A Grand Rapids-based health plan has launched a statewide home-based primary care service to deliver health care in the homes of patients living with advanced chronic illness. Read More

Street Talk: Hospital ratings — something’s better than nothing

Diving in.

August 23, 2013
Priority Health held a media event last week to promote its new contract with Healthcare Blue Book of Brentwood, Tenn., allowing it to begin publishing this fall localized health care costs and indications of the quality of service for more than 200 procedures at specific hospitals. Read More

Change Ups: Gilda’s Club GR selects new president

July 5, 2013
Wendy Wigger is the new president of Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids. She previously served as its vice president of community relations and program development and, prior to that, was Priority Health’s wellness director. Read More