MAHP Blog

The opioid epidemic in Michigan

September 19, 2018

Originally published by UP Matters

The opioid epidemic reaches far and wide across the United States, but Michigan...

Q&A: Guylaine Donavan - Vice President, Hylant

September 19, 2018

Originally published by MiBiz

More than 2,600 Michigan residents died in 2017 from an opioid overdose. That’s an increase of...

Wobbly but upright, Obamacare still standing in Michigan

September 19, 2018

Originally published by Bridge

As year six approaches, the health of the Affordable Care Act in Michigan is...

Pharma chief defends 400% drug price rise as a ‘moral requirement’

September 12, 2018

Originally Published by Financial Times  

A pharma executive has defended his decision to raise the price of an antibiotic mixture to...

MAHP supports federal action to repeal the Health Insurance Tax

September 5, 2018

MAHP supports federal action to repeal the Health Insurance Tax (HIT). Congress placed a moratorium on collection of the tax for 2017 and 2018 but will lapse for 2019. Re-instituting the tax will cause a $14.3billion dollar fee on the health...

CMS seeks help creating consumer price comparison tool

August 29, 2018

The CMS started the process of searching for a company to help create a price comparison tool for consumers.

It has released a sources sought notice to see if any companies have the expertise to perform such work. A formal request for...

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