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The University Record: CHRT Board member named University Distinguished Professor

John Z. Ayanian, Alice Hamilton Distinguished University Professor of Medicine and Healthcare Policy. He also is the Alice Hamilton Collegiate Professor of Medicine, director of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation and professor of internal medicine, Medical School; professor of health management and policy, School of Public Health; and professor of public policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public …

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Crain's Detroit: Reduce administrative burden of work rules to prevent mass health coverage losses, by Udow-Phillips & Shaefer

“In February 2019, legal and consulting firm Manatt estimated that Michigan work requirements would result in the loss of coverage for between 61,000 and 183,000 people.”   Marianne Udow-Phillips, Luke Shaefer July 15th, 2019 Medicaid work requirements are scheduled to take effect in Michigan on Jan. 1. Yet a recent study from Arkansas adds to mounting evidence that such requirements …

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Bridge Magazine: To improve health, boost Medicaid dental reimbursement rates, by CHRT Fellow Dr. Romesh Nalliah

“Michigan’s outdated, 29-year-old Medicaid reimbursement rates are a vestige of a different time, and a significant factor in a structure that can encourage inefficient use of healthcare resources and result in costly, suboptimal dental care for many people.”   Dr. Romesh Nalliah June 25th, 2019 We know that preventive dental care services are highly valued and sought after by consumers. …

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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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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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