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Click on Detroit: The Price of Health Care

New law requires hospitals to post service costs online — but does it help patients? CHRT helps WDIV TV 4 Detroit learn more…

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Crain's Detroit Business: Outlook 2019

State should focus more urgently on public health — Marianne Udow-Phillips

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WJR Radio: What’s Next for The ACA

In the wake of the recent Texas federal court ruling, CHRT Director Marianne Udow-Phillips joins Paul W. Smith on-air to talk about the court ruling and what’s next for the ACA and people who have health insurance through the ACA. Listen to the conversation here.

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Cover Michigan 2018: Health Care Benefit Use Variation by Demographics

Data from the Center for Health and Research Transformation’s (CHRT) 2018 Cover Michigan Survey Report, “Use of Health Care Benefits in Michigan,” show which health benefits Michiganders with health insurance coverage have used in the past year and how benefit use varies by age, race, gender, and economic status. For more detail on the 2018 health care use analysis, review “Health …

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Crain's Detroit: Dr. Michelle Moniz, CHRT policy fellow, in Freep: Dangers of short term health plans for moms, babies

“Bare bones health insurance plans are about to be more accessible, and this is bad news for Michigan,” writes CHRT Policy Fellow Dr. Michelle Moniz. “Last week, the Trump administration released a final set of rules on what are known as “short-term health plans.” Set to go into effect on Aug. 10, these rules could create a disaster for many …

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Nine lessons for the leaders of health and human services integration initiatives (and for the grantmakers that want them to succeed)

In Health Affairs’ GrantWatch column, Marianne Udow-Phillips, Kathryne O’Grady, and Phyllis Meadows share Nine lessons for the leaders of health and human services integration initiatives (and for the grantmakers that want them to succeed). “Collectively addressing the environmental and social factors that influence health, a process known as health and human services integration, is not a new concept in the …

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Congratulations to CHRT’s Carrie Rheingans, selected as one of Crain’s Detroit’s Notable Women in Health Care

Carrie Rheingans at the May 23rd, 2018 WHI Stakeholders Meeting. Carrie Rheingans, project manager at the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation (CHRT), is recognized in Crain’s Detroit Business’s inaugural list of Notable Women in Health Care. At CHRT, Carrie manages the Washtenaw Health Initiative (WHI), a regional health coalition focused on improving access to coordinated care for low-income, uninsured, and …

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Congratulations to the 2018 class of Health Policy Fellows

The Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation (CHRT) is pleased to introduce its 2018 Health Policy Fellows, including six University of Michigan researchers and six Lansing-based policymakers, who recently completed a 15-week fellowship program designed to translate health research into policy. “Health researchers want their work to have impact at the community, state, and national level. And policymakers and decision …

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