MAHP Blog

Getting the Most Out of MAHP Summer Conference

July 11, 2018

Michigan Association of Health Plan’s 33rd Annual Summer Conference is just around the corner. Summer Conference is always a highlight of the year, with a chance for members to mingle, learn from great speakers, visit with vendors and relax with...

Drugmakers defy Trump's call to drop prices

July 9, 2018

President Donald Trump in May said that drugmakers would soon announce “massive” price cuts, and his administration rolled out a plan to bring down the cost of medicines. But the companies don’t appear to have gotten that message.

Bayer...

A baby was treated with a nap and a bottle of formula. The bill was $18,000.

July 9, 2018

On the first morning of Jang Yeo Im’s vacation to San Francisco in 2016, her 8-month-old son, Park Jeong Whan, fell off the bed in the family’s hotel room and hit his head.

There was no blood, but the baby was inconsolable. Jang and her...

Millennials and the Health Insurance Marketplace in Michigan

June 27, 2018

Authored by: Jeff Romback, Deputy Director, Policy and Planning And Millennial

Health Insurance… fun topic, right? One of these real “adult” decisions you’ve had to make every year at work or through the Marketplace. Also...

Michigan ACE Initiative Launches New Video

June 26, 2018

The Michigan ACE Initiative is focused on expanding efforts toward a statewide awareness of the Adverse Childhood Experiences and our new video will help increase that awareness--and showcase the work being done to create trauma informed...

Price transparency is sound health-care policy

June 26, 2018

Americans agree on one thing: health care costs too much, both individually and to our nation. In 1960, the average U.S. health care cost per person was $146. As a nation, we expended $27.2 billion, which represented 5 percent of GDP. Fast...

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