Michigan Health and Hospital Association president to retire

Spencer Johnson who has worked 30 years as President of Michigan Health & Hospital Association has decided to retire from his job in June 2015. It is said that he spent 40 years of his life in advocacy and health care policy. Media reports claim that in June 2015, Johnson will be replaced by Brian Peters. Presently, Peters is executive …

Health NewsMichigan Health and Hospital Association president to retire

9 Michigan health rankings: Which counties are best or worst for smoking, teen births, injury deaths?

The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation disclosed in their health ranking report that Genesee is supposed to inhabit most physically inactive populations, Muskegon County is considered to be highest teen birth rate county and Washtenaw County has very low ratio of smokers. The No.1 County in the Michigan state is Ottawa County in terms of good …

Health News9 Michigan health rankings: Which counties are best or worst for smoking, teen births, injury deaths?

6 things to know as Michigan’s expanded Medicaid program launches today

Enrollment for the Michigan’s expanded Medicaid program has just begun now. The officials of the State opine that they are mentally prepared to hand a big number of enrollees intending to apply for the health insurance program. Basically, the name of this program is “Healthy Michigan” and it is being prognosticated that the program will cover 320,000 people in the …

Health News6 things to know as Michigan’s expanded Medicaid program launches today

Clinton: Michigan Democrats should tout health law

The former President of United States Bill Clinton said to a fundraising crowd that Michigan democrats need to tout their health law in the fall of this year.  In his 50-minutes speech, he did not only appreciate the leadership of Detroit for ameliorating the condition of the city but also spoke on the importance of voting turnout in the elections.  He emphasized …

Health NewsClinton: Michigan Democrats should tout health law

Dr. Kenneth Elmassian: Healthy Michigan Plan helps people, economy

All discussions about health policy and health care should begin and end with a motive that what is best for the Michigan patients. No doubt, the situation would have been worrisome if there had not been visionary leadership to implement the programs.  Take a look on the troubled rollout of Affordable Care Act and contradict it with the launch of Healthy …

Health NewsDr. Kenneth Elmassian: Healthy Michigan Plan helps people, economy

Michigan community mental health centers turning away patients, blame ‘flaw’ in Medicaid expansion

The runners of the community mental health program across the Michigan State claim that they are trying to shun off thousands of mental health patients owing to funding –deficit. They say that the gap in funding has occurred due to a flaw in Michigan’s expanded Medicaid program. Basically, The State had launched “Healthy Michigan Program” on 1st April. The goal of …

Health NewsMichigan community mental health centers turning away patients, blame ‘flaw’ in Medicaid expansion

Michigan Health Systems Seek Cure for Dearth of Doctors

Michigan doctor offices, health service promoters, and medical schools are trying to tackle the paucity of doctors which is supposed to augment in few months to come. The people of Michigan State have been complaining about shortage of doctors since years and the newly insured people are mounting more pressure on State and Federal government in this regard.  Health care reform …

Health NewsMichigan Health Systems Seek Cure for Dearth of Doctors

Enrollments open for Healthy Michigan Plan

The State’s newly launched Healthy Michigan plan has been accepting applications since 1st April with the intent to provide health care service to 0.5 million residents of the Michigan State.  It is said that in first week since the program was launched, 32,071 people has successfully enrolled for this plan. The latest figure of new enrollments will be released in few days. It …

Health NewsEnrollments open for Healthy Michigan Plan