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Michigan to allow health insurers to extend non-Obamacare compliant policies for two years

Jay Greene – Michigan Insurance Commissioner Ann Flood issued rules Thursday that allows health insurers in the state to continue to sell older policies for the next two years to individuals and small groups under 100 employees that are non-compliant with the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – […]

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Jeff Brown terminated as exec director of Oakland County mental health organization

Jeff Brown terminated as exec director of Oakland County mental health organization

Jay Greene – Jeffrey Brown has been terminated from his employment contract as executive director of the Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Ann Arbor doctor pleads guilty to referring patients to home health agencies in exchange for kickbacks

Bridget Vis – An Ann Arbor doctor pleaded guilty Tuesday for her role in a $ 7 million Medicare fraud scheme. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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As it seeks proposals for Herman-Kiefer Health Complex, can Detroit learn

As it seeks proposals for Herman-Kiefer Health Complex, can Detroit learn … DETROIT, MI – City planning and real estate development manager James Marusich said there are a variety of ways the vacant, 800,000-square-foot Herman-Kiefer Health Complex in central Detroit could be redeveloped, from mixed-use residential to once … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Doctor fired after Facebook post sues health system

An emergency room doctor has sued Grand Rapids-based Spectrum Health, saying her position was eliminated and she was wrongfully accused of violating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act over a comment she posted on Facebook, MLive.com reported. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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7 things to know about a proposed deal between three major metro Detroit health organizations

Seven key things to know about a potential deal between Beaumont Health System, Oakwood Healthcare and Botsford Health Care. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Crain’s week in news, March 15-21: Judge ends state’s same-sex marriage ban; UM Health System CEO to step down

Crain’s staff – Judge ends state’s same-sex marriage ban; UM Health System CEO to step down Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Health care deadline looms for retirees

Saturday at midnight is the deadline for some 10,000 Detroit City retirees and their spouses to sign up for health care coverage who are not Medicare eligible.   Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Bankruptcy affecting health coverage

Important health care cuts are happening now for Detroit City employees and retirees.   Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Detroit retirees and city reach settlement on health care cuts

Detroit retirees and city reach settlement on health care cuts Retired City of Detroit workers will receive a $ 175-a-month stipend to help them pay for health care benefits beginning March 1, under terms of a settlement with the city announced on Friday. The stipend is $ 50 more than the amount proposed last year […]

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Detroit wins retiree health care concessions; barriers to water deal remain

The suburbs would control a new regional water system and pay $ 1.88 billion for the privilege under Detroit’s preliminary debt-cutting plan for exiting bankruptcy court, according to a copy obtained by The Detroit News. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit retiree health care deal reached

The city’s bankruptcy mediators announced a proposed deal between the city and retiree groups to resolve a fight over steep cuts to retiree health care. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Henry Ford to work with Carnegie Mellon on ‘next generation of digital health solutions’

Tom Henderson – Henry Ford Innovation Institute, a business-development unit of the Henry Ford Health System, will announce Friday that it has entered into a partnership with Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh to develop new digital health technologies to improve patient care, with an emphasis on the care patients receive after being discharged from hospitals. […]

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Blue Cross partners with southeast Michigan hospitals on new type of lower-cost health plan

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan on Thursday announced it will launch a localized network health plan with 25 hospitals and more than 4,700 physicians, with more coming on board. Full News here – Detroit News

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Ann Arbor area business briefs: Hobbs+Black and Packard Health

From new hires and promotions to industry awards, here’s a roundup of achievements by businesses and individuals in the greater Ann Arbor area. Full News here – Oakland Business

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