DETROIT – February 1, 2016 – The merger transaction between HealthPlus of Michigan and Health Alliance Plan (HAP) is complete, resulting in a single company. The two companies said in October they had signed a letter of intent to merge operations. Following an intense due diligence period, they
By: Jay Green
Crain's Detroit Business
HealthPlus of Michigan in Flint and Health Alliance Plan in Detroit have received final state and federal regulatory approval to merge in a deal that officials say is effective Monday
Fears that the Affordable Care Act mandates would result in a shortage of primary care physicians and firms dropping health care coverage for their employees have not materialized in West Michigan.
By: Richard Murdock
To paraphrase Mark Twain, in today’s Internet-connected world, a really bad public policy idea can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
An example is the notion that something called “direct primary care” can replace health
By Dennis Thompson
New York, N.Y. - (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans now support aggressive regulation to keep health care costs in check -- including price caps on drugs, medical devices and payments to doctors and hospitals, a new HealthDay/Harris Poll has
By: Mary Kramer
Inside Detroit Business
Who do you think spends the most on health care in the U.S.?
More than 450 attendees at last week's Crain's Health Care
By: Kelsey Avery, Mathias Gardner, Emily Gee, Elena Marchetti-Bowick, Audrey McDowell, & Aditi Sen
When the 2016 Open Enrollment Period begins on November 1, 2015, millions of Americans can once again shop for high-quality, affordable health care coverage in the Health Insurance
By: Jay Greene
Sen. Jim Marleau, R-Lake Orion, is at the forefront of a national movement to increase health care price and quality transparency.
But it has been an
by: Jay Greene
Some Medicaid health plan executives in Michigan are upset with the results of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ decision this week to designate counties the HMOs will be allowed to serve under a state
Lansing, Mich.—The Michigan Association of Health Plans today said it is supporting a package of legislation introduced this week by Rep. Tom Leonard (R-Dewitt) aimed at modernizing the health insurance sections of the state’s insurance code to improve competition in the industry and increase