Items Tagged with 'health insurance'
Consumers suffer when the choices are too few.
From the Medical Mile in Grand Rapids to the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor, Michigan offers a number of health care options, yet it is considered one of the top concentrated markets in terms of commercial health insurance. Read More
It used to be the annual discussion employee benefits consultants had with their clients was mainly about how to “slice and dice” the health insurance cost wherever possible, and that usually included shifting more of the expense to the employee. 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
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
Recent change in law covers up to $50K per year.
LANSING — The state now requires health insurers to provide diagnosis and treatment coverage for people with autism spectrum disorder, and advocacy groups say children with autism have more opportunities to receive treatment. Read More