Items Tagged with 'Medicare'
Change is inevitable as companies have no pressure to keep drug costs low.
Amid rising health care costs nationwide, one area pharmacy expert said he believes disruptive changes to the system are on the horizon. Read More
As the material participation debate continues to ripen, taxpayers and tax professionals are provided with the sweet taste of clarity surrounding the question of whether a trust may materially participate in a trade or business. 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
Spectrum Health prices at Grand Rapids hospitals and clinics will increase an average of 5.9 percent in FY2014, which begins July 1, according to its annual budget review. Read More
It’s no fun to be sick. Read More
The POM accountable care organization organized by U-M represents 1,800 physicians.
Federal health authorities have announced a new accountable care organization approved by Medicare in January that represents 1,800 doctors across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula — including perhaps a thousand or more working in or near Grand Rapids, Muskegon and surrounding counties. Read More