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Health Alliance Plan has extended its care network on the west side of the state under new contracts with care providers.
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Health Alliance Plan filled a significant gap in its West Michigan care provider network with a new deal with BHSH Spectrum Health West Michigan.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Health insurance open enrollment for 2021 starts Nov. 1 with small increases in rates for individual and small employer health care policies.
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 entry into the West Michigan market comes amid a broader strategic push to grow and become a larger statewide player for employee health benefits.
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.
Health insurers across Michigan have proposed small average rate adjustments for 2021 policy renewals for both small employers and individuals.
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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.
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.
GRAND RAPIDS — Acquiring a Detroit-based HMO gives Priority Health a greater market presence in Southeast Michigan.
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.
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.
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.
Small businesses across West Michigan can generally expect to pay moderately more for employee health coverage next year.