While traveling to pick-up a loaf of bread, gallon of milk or the kids from recital practice, Michigan residents can now squeeze in a new insurance policy along the way.
Priority Health has teamed up with Healthcare Blue Book to become the first Michigan-based health plan to offer members a comparison shopping tool to review prices, compare quality and read consumer reviews.
Priority Health announced it has joined the Michigan Primary Care Transformation project. The project is aimed at reforming primary care payment models and expanding the capabilities of patient-centered medical homes throughout the state.
Priority Health is laying the groundwork to become the first health plan in Michigan to publish specific, regionalized health care costs and quality information by procedure, facility and physician.
The coordination of health information statewide has taken a major step forward, as Priority Health joins the state’s largest health information exchange, Michigan Health Connect.
The University of Michigan Health System has joined Priority Health as a participating provider to serve its HMO, PPO, POS and Medicare product lines. The contract, which goes into effect March 1, will add more than 1,800 physicians as well as the University of Michigan hospitals to the Priority Health provider network.
West Michigan’s increasing aging population and decreasing number of young people will likely result in higher age-related health care costs, according to a report from Grand Valley State University researchers.
Priority Health is furthering its commitment to providing quality health care in Michigan by expanding the counties it serves, the number of providers in its networks and health plans it offers. This year alone, Priority Health Medicare added a new health plan, more than 5,000 new providers and seven new counties to its already expansive network.
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Priority Health has created a new online tool titled “Medicare Explained” to help people understand how Medicare works. As a component of PriorityMedicare.com, this tool breaks down the overwhelming process of choosing a Medicare plan into four simple lessons. The lessons describe the basics of Medicare and the options people have.