health care

"After some surgical equipment appeared to be contaminated, staff at VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System has moved dozens of surgeries to U-M Medical Center, and is investigating what may have gone wrong." (Detroit Free Press)

(MPRN-Lansing) Patient advocates and two hospital-affiliated HMOs say a decision to drop them from the state’s Medicaid program will impose hardships on the people they serve. 


(MPRN-Lansing) The state will request a crucial waiver on Tuesday needed to prevent hundreds of thousands of Michiganders from losing their health insurance. 

"Some Michiganders who buy health insurance on the individual market will face double-digit rate hikes next year under rate changes approved by state regulators." (Detroit Free Press)

"The six Michigan health systems that aligned for a care network want to accelerate improvements in cost and quality by adopting and sharing common standards in an era of accountable care." (MiBiz)