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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

State House approves Blue Cross overhaul

December 7, 2012
| By AP
LANSING –– The Republican-led Michigan House on Thursday followed the Senate in approving a proposal to end Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's tax-exempt status and transform it from a charitable trust to customer-owned nonprofit. Read More

House committee plans hearing on Blue Cross overhaul

November 29, 2012
| By AP
LANSING –– A state House panel plans to continue hearings on a proposal to end Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's tax-exempt status and transform it from a charitable trust to customer-owned nonprofit. Read More

Blue Cross becoming 'de-regulated monopoly,' according to Michigan Association of Health Plans

November 29, 2012
The head of the Michigan Association of Health Plans cites the new AMA study of the health insurance industry as evidence that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan should not be allowed to become what he calls a “de-regulated monopoly.” Read More

Blue Cross market share represents 'near monopoly,' according to AMA

November 28, 2012
The American Medical Association in Chicago released a study Wednesday showing that “anticompetitive market power is widespread for each of the three most popular managed care plans in the U.S.,” and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has a “near-monopoly.” Read More

Employers face deadline for health mandates

November 24, 2012
The fiscal cliff isn’t the only issue agitating employers. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, also has them scrambling for answers. Read More