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Detroit Free Press, In The Media: Detroit Free Press quotes Terrisca Des Jardins on the unintended consequences of hospital price transparency

In a Detroit Free Press article, Trump rule forces Michigan hospitals to reveal secret prices, JC Reindl quotes Terrisca Des Jardins on the potential consequences of hospitals’ price transparency.  New rules, which took effect Jan. 1, require hospitals to disclose the rates they have negotiated with insurers–information that was previously secret. Most hospitals in southeast Michigan have complied. The Free …

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In The Media, Lansing State Journal: Riba and Adams op-ed: Four ways Michigan providers can prepare to serve aging veterans

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised awareness of the need for aging veterans’ healthcare. The situation has become more serious as many aging veterans have put off getting medical and mental health treatment because of the pandemic. A recent assessment was conducted to determine the number of health and mental healthcare specialists in Michigan who are qualified to offer the veterans …

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Cadillac News, In The Media: Cadillac News shares CHRT’s marketplace insurance rate analysis findings with residents of Wexford, Missaukee, Lake, and Osceola counties

Insurance premiums have dropped in Wexford, Missaukee, Lake, and Osceola counties write Karen Hopper Usher for the Cadillac News. Hopper Usher shares findings from CHRT’s 2021 Michigan Marketplace insurance rate analysis to urge readers to apply for coverage during the six-week open enrollment window. “Residents may find that coverage is much less expensive than they think,” writes Hopper Usher, citing …

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In The Media, Morning Sun: The Morning Sun shares CHRT’s Marketplace insurance rates analysis with Clare, Gratiot, and Isabella County readers

In a December Morning Sun article, author Greg Nelson discusses the Center for Health and Research Transformation’s analysis of the Michigan ACA Marketplace insurance rates for 2021. “The deadline to purchase insurance coverage through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace is midnight Tuesday, Dec. 15,”’ Nelson reminds readers.  The article outlines rate changes–mostly reductions–for Clare, Gratiot, and Isabella County residents seeking …

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Bridge Magazine: Marianne Udow-Phillips writes about the importance of maintaining access to clean water during the COVID-19 pandemic

In a November Bridge Michigan opinion article, To protect all Michiganders, maintain access to clean water, Marianne Udow-Phillips writes about the relationship between access to clean water and health during the COVID-19 pandemic.  “On March 28, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an emergency order requiring the reconnection of service to residents who had their water shut off. The Governor then extended …

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In The Media, U.S. News and World Report: U.S. News and World Report cites Marianne Udow-Phillips in article about Joe Biden’s health care platform

In a U.S. News and World Report article, If Elected, Joe Biden Has Big Plans for Health Care, Dennis Thompson extensively cites Marianne Udow-Phillips, who was interviewed by HealthDay’s Mabel Jong on the topic. The article, written just days after the 2020 presidential election, highlights Joe Biden’s proposed Affordable Care Act improvements, including expanding eligibility. Udow-Phillips says, “Joe Biden was …

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In The Media, MLive: In Mlive, Marianne Udow-Phillips says the biggest impact of the ACA on Michiganders’ lives is increased insurance coverage

In the MLive article, Obamacare case before Supreme Court today has huge implications for Michigan residents, experts say, Julie Mack highlights the impact of the ACA on Michiganders and what could happen if the ACA was repealed following a Supreme Court decision. Healthy Michigan, the state’s Medicaid expansion program, has covered “14 percent of the state’s population age 19 to …

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WDET-FM: Detroit Today discusses health care and the 2020 election with guests, Marianne Udow-Phillips and Yasmeen Abutaleb

Healthcare reform political debate has centered on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) since it was passed in 2010 by the Obama administration. Republicans in Congress and President Trump have been threatening to repeal the ACA for the last four years, putting the law in danger. In an October podcast, “In 2020, Healthcare is Top of Mind for Most Voters,” Detroit …

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Detroit Free Press, In The Media: Detroit Free Press speaks with Udow-Phillips about COVID-19 response, other major health concerns

In the Detroit Free Press article, Retiring Michigan health care expert: We would not have predicted  COVID-19 response, reporter JC Reindl interviewed Marianne Udow-Phillips, CHRT’s founding executive director, about how health care has evolved through her career, to discuss various health care concerns, CHRT’s role in Michigan’s COVID-19 response, and CHRT’s role in Michigan’s decision to expand Medicaid through the …

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In The Media, U.S. News and World Report: HealthDay interviews Marianne Udow-Phillips about prognosis for health care in America following a Biden victory

On November 4, 2020, while votes were still being tabulated in states across the country, HealthDay’s Mabel Jong interviewed Marianne Udow-Phillips, founding executive director of CHRT, about the future of health care in America if Biden were to win the electoral college. Biden and Trump have drastically different health care plans, and insurance coverage continues to be a critical topic …

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