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Leaders at a number of health systems and hospitals in Michigan today affirmed their commitment to keeping policies and practices in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
GRAND RAPIDS — Johnson & Johnson hopes to bring a COVID-19 vaccine to market in the first half of 2021 in what would be a fraction of the time usually needed to develop and introduce a safe and effective new product.
Detroit-based Health Alliance Plan has extended a Medicare Advantage plan into seven more counties, continuing the insurance agency’s expansion into West Michigan.
MUSKEGON — A long-term acute care provider that for years leased space at Mercy Health’s Hackley Hospital campus plans to close its Muskegon location by the end of the month.
State lawmakers have given final approval to bipartisan legislation that aims to curtail surprise medical billing in Michigan, sending the bills to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
GRAND RAPIDS — Catherine’s Health Center, a nonprofit health care provider for underserved patients in Kent County, plans to open two or three new clinics this fall after securing designation as a Federally Qualified Health Center.
Metro Health-University of Michigan Health likely will proceed with seeking state approval to perform open-heart surgery in Grand Rapids, a move that would bring more competition for the procedure to the local market.
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services and the operator of a suburban Detroit psychiatric hospital each want to develop new inpatient mental health facilities in Kent County.
Michigan ranked second-lowest in the nation for what employers and insurance carriers paid hospitals for care compared to payments hospitals received from Medicare from 2016 to 2018.