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HAP expands care network in West Michigan as part of statewide growth strategy
Health Alliance Plan has extended its care network on the west side of the state under new contracts with care providers.
MiBiz Growth Report: June 6, 2022
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Health Alliance Plan to expand West Michigan presence with Spectrum Health agreement
Health Alliance Plan filled a significant gap in its West Michigan care provider network with a new deal with BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan.
Spectrum-Beaumont merger creates SE Mich. market share opportunity for Priority Health
The recent merger between Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health creates the potential for Priority Health to make deeper inroads in the Southeast Michigan health insurance market.
After failed mergers and employee dissension, Beaumont Health seeks to join a rising star
In May 2007, William Beaumont Hospitals — which at the time operated community hospitals in Royal Oak and Troy — acquired the Bon Secours Hospital in Grosse Pointe.
Insurance reimbursements, new virtual-first coverage plans to help ensure telehealth’s growth
As COVID-19 emerged last spring and closed physician offices for non-essential care — forcing connections with patients via telehealth platforms — health insurers began to pay doctors the same for virtual visits as they do for in-person care.
Priority Health to issue health coverage rebates to large employers
Priority Health plans to give large employers a rebate early next year on their employee health coverage, a result of lower medical claims from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Average health insurance rates slightly higher as open enrollment starts Nov. 1
Health insurance open enrollment for 2021 starts Nov. 1 with small increases in rates for individual and small employer health care policies.
Health Alliance Plan opens enrollment for Medicare plan in Southwest Michigan
Detroit-based Health Alliance Plan has extended a Medicare Advantage plan into seven more counties, continuing the insurance agency’s expansion into West Michigan.
Health Alliance Plan’s West Michigan entry part of broader strategic growth
Health Alliance Plan’s entry into the West Michigan market comes amid a broader strategic push to grow and become a larger statewide player for employee health benefits.
HAP bringing group health plans, competition to West Michigan in ’21
When it enters the West Michigan commercial health insurance market in 2021, the state’s third largest health plan will offer both large group and small group policies.
Michigan health insurers propose small rate adjustments for 2021
Health insurers across Michigan have proposed small average rate adjustments for 2021 policy renewals for both small employers and individuals.
Citing lower claims, Blue Cross Blue Shield offers 30-percent credit to small business policyholders
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan plans to give small businesses and other policyholders rate relief this summer as a result of lower medical claims during the COVID-19 pandemic.
HAP looks to enter West Michigan for health coverage
Forming a Medicare Advantage plan with Mercy Health gives Health Alliance Plan of Michigan a position in West Michigan that will lead to the company offering commercial health coverage in the market, MiBiz has learned.
Deal could make Priority Health stronger in SE Michigan
GRAND RAPIDS — Acquiring a Detroit-based HMO gives Priority Health a greater market presence in Southeast Michigan.
Michigan ranked sixth least competitive health insurance market in AMA report
Health coverage from Blue Cross Shield of Michigan maintains a dominant hold in most markets across the state with the exception of Priority Health’s home base.
As competitors drop out, Blue Cross and Priority Health to remain in state insurance exchange
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Priority Health remain committed to selling individual health policies on the state’s public insurance exchange, even as a chief competitor opts to drop out of the market for next year.
Affirmant Health gains depth with addition of Spectrum
The addition of Spectrum Health gives a statewide coalition of health systems a large West Michigan presence and heightens the potential for it to offer employers a new option for benefits.
Health coverage costs continue to edge higher for Michigan companies
Small businesses across West Michigan can generally expect to pay moderately more for employee health coverage next year.