April 5, 2016

The Department of Insurance and Financial Services Earns National Accreditation

(LANSING) The Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) was once again accredited by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) for its

February 9, 2016
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February 2, 2016

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

February 1, 2016

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

January 11, 2016

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.

December 2, 2015

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

November 10, 2015

By Dennis Thompson

HealthDay Reporter

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

November 1, 2015

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

October 30, 2015

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

October 19, 2015

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