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The Detroit News: Health law uncertainty leaves 1M in limbo in Mich.

After a successful launch last year in Kent County, Priority Health has extended a narrow-network insurance product into Southwestern Michigan for consumers who buy their own health coverage…

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The Michigan Daily: Community event promotes open dialogue for addiction awareness and prevention in Washtenaw County

Since 2011, cases of opioid overdose deaths have dramatically increased in Washtenaw County, becoming an epidemic. At a community-wide event “In Our Midst: The Opioid Epidemic, and a Community Response” Tuesday night at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, experts discussed the crisis, and potential ways the community can engage to help find solutions…

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Crain's Detroit Business: Photos: Crain’s Health Care Leadership Summit 2016

There was a lot to talk about at Crain’s eighth annual Health Care Leadership Summit on Thursday at the Troy Marriott. Will Donald Trump propose improvements to Obamacare when he becomes the nation’s 45th president on Jan. 20?

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Crain's Detroit Business: Michigan health care experts concerned about impact of Obamacare changes

A group of state health care experts was unanimous in its concern Thursday at Crain’s 8th annual Health Care Leadership Summit that President-elect Donald Trump might gut large sections of the Affordable Care Act that nearly 1 million people in Michigan rely on for private and public health coverage…

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Crain's Detroit Business: National health care panel weights in on possible post-Obamacare world

Health economist Jared Bernstein said at Crain’s 8th annual Healthcare Leadership Summit on Thursday that he believes Republicans in Congress will vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act within three months, but put a two-year sunset provision in the bill to give them time to come up with a replacement…

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CHRT and PSC Forge Strategic Collaboration in Health Policy

The Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation (CHRT) and Public Sector Consultants (PSC), two leading organizations in health policy, are partnering to offer organizations in Michigan a new option for addressing complex policy challenges and developing innovative, actionable solutions. Through a strategic collaboration, CHRT and PSC will combine talents to bring a superior set of skills and expertise to large-scale …

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MLive: How a Trump presidency could impact healthcare in Michigan

As Republican Donald Trump prepares to take over the presidency, many in Michigan are closely watching how healthcare could change over the next four years. Throughout his campaign, Trump has promised to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare…

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Detroit Free Press: Some Obamacare may linger in a Trump world

The Affordable Care Act in its existing form has been a dead man walking since Donald Trump won the presidency last week, following months of campaigning to “repeal and replace” the insurance overhaul that always lacked Republican support…

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Bridge Magazine: Six ways Tuesday’s election may change Michigan

The impact of Tuesday’s election will extend far beyond who sits in the White House. The potential ripple effects in the state capitol were the talk of Lansing Wednesday. The 2016 version of the now well-worn political phrase “Change” could include more infrastructure spending, and Michigan families with less or very different health insurance…

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