CHRT in the News

WDET-FM: What Would Obamacare repeal mean for Michigan?

Republicans in Congress say their first priority in the new year is to repeal the federal health care law. They voted many times to repeal Obamacare over the past several years, only to see those efforts vetoed by President Obama. But soon they’ll have a Republican in the White House, one who campaigned aggressively on repealing the health care law…

Read more >

Detroit Free Press: Beyond Obamacare: What the ACA has meant for Michigan

Michigan has always done better by its citizens than most other states when it comes to health care and health insurance. Even before the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Michigan had more people insured than most states and lower average health care spending…

Read more >

The Detroit News: GOP explores Medicare reforms affecting 1.9M in Mich.

11.30.16 | In the Media The Detroit News: GOP explores Medicare reforms affecting 1.9M in Mich. Republicans’ promise to swiftly repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act could change Medicare – a prospect that has alarmed Democrats and advocates of the program covering nearly 1.9 million people in Michigan…

Read more >

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…

Read more >

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…

Read more >