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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan reports a surge in the number of physicians now offering telehealth visits for patients.
GRAND RAPIDS — Priority Health’s first quarter net loss in its HMO business stems from what’s described as a “quirky” accounting adjustment required under state regulations.
GRAND RAPIDS — Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services has added an urgent care telehealth service as a way to provide greater convenience and access to mental health care.
GRAND RAPIDS — Drug developer Tetra Therapeutics Inc. has reached a definitive merger agreement with Japan-based pharmaceutical company Shionogi & Co. Ltd. in a deal that could reach $500 million.
GRAND RAPIDS — Citing lower medical claims and utilization rates during the COVID-19 pandemic, Priority Health plans to provide temporary rate reductions to employers and individual policyholders.
If the SARS outbreak 17 years ago in Asia is an accurate indicator, behavioral health care providers could see a patient surge in the coming weeks and months as the COVID-19 pandemic takes an emotional toll on people.
Dr. Adam London spoke with MiBiz on May 5 about the county’s effort to track COVID-19, the limitations in testing and walking “this delicate policy tightrope” between public health and the economy.
WYOMING — Metro Health-University of Michigan Health System will start voluntary staff furloughs next week in response to the “lasting” financial consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The heads of two West Michigan public health agencies say they are unconcerned about the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases here as death tolls remain relatively flat and hospitals haven’t reached capacity.