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GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health, the largest care provider in Western Michigan, has committed at least $100 million over the next decade to address racial and ethnic disparities and improve equity in health care.
GRAND RAPIDS — Forest View Hospital named a long-time behavioral health care executive as its new CEO.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network will continue to waive copays and other cost sharing for treating for COVID-19 through the end of 2020.
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, primary care physicians and specialists at Metro Health-University of Michigan Health typically saw about 2,250 patients each day.
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.