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2011

12/21/2011 -  Priority Health celebrates its 25th anniversary with 25 charitable donations
Learn how Priority Health is celebrating its 25th anniversary with donations to 25 nonprofit organizations donations.
12/14/2011 -  Priority Health recognizes four Michigan seniors

Four seniors will receive Priority Health Senior Impact Awards and $1,000 for their work in the community.

12/13/2011 -  Patient-centered medical homes improve care and patient experience, study finds

Priority Health study finds investing in primary care improves quality of care and patient experience. In addition, long-term investment may positively impact overall medical costs.

12/08/2011 -  Priority Health welcomes Lakeland Care to network

The new agreement extends Priority Health's network to include Lakeland Care's four hospitals and more than 400 primary and specialty physicians in southwest Michigan.

11/29/2011 -  Priority Health celebrates 25 years of business

Learn how Priority Health is marking its 25 years of health care service.

11/18/2011 -  Oncology medical home puts patients' health first

Priority Health and Cancer and Hematology Centers of West Michigan have joined forces to explore an innovative oncology patient-centered medical home.

10/27/2011 -  Priority Health adds dental and fitness benefits to Medicare Advantage Plans

Priority Health adds dental care and fitness programs to its Medicare Advantage plans starting January 2012.

10/01/2011 -  Priority Health adds 13 counties to its Medicare program for 2012

Medicare Advantage plans now offered in 51 Michigan counties.

09/20/2011 -  Priority Health honors providers for quality care

Priority Health, one of the nation’s top health plans, is recognizing nearly 200 primary care practices across the state of Michigan with a Priority Health Quality Award. The Priority Health Quality Awards, established in 2003, recognize practices for their performance in delivering excellence in health care.

09/20/2011 -  Pharmacy initiatives save $50 million over 5 years

Priority Health’s pharmacy management initiatives have protected its members while keeping costs far below the national average for five years.

09/19/2011 -  Priority Health is first in Michigan to offer accredited wellness services
Priority Health is the only Michigan-based organization to earn Wellness & Health Promotion Accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).  Priority Health earned the recognition for delivering proven value to employers and workers with its wellness programs and services. Priority Health is one of only 20 organizations in the nation to earn this distinction.
09/01/2011 -  Healthy food options are a new feature at Ford Arts, Beats & Eats

Priority Health is working with Ford Arts, Beats & Eats, presented by Citizens Bank  – Oakland County’s summer festival celebrating art, music, cuisine and humanity – to recognize and promote healthy food choices for families.

08/02/2011 -  Registration is now open for Sept. 3 Arts in Motion 5K
Priority Health announces registration is open for the Sept. 3 Priority Health Arts in Motion 5K, presented in conjunction with Arts, Beats and Eats – a summer festival supporting local charities and featuring music, artists, restaurants and family-friendly activities. Register at michiganyoutharts.org/5k.
05/18/2011 -  Krischa Winright named CIO

Priority Health has announced the promotion of Krischa K. Winright to chief information officer and vice president of Information Technology.

05/11/2011 -  We challenge businesses to promote workplace wellness
In honor of the 22nd annual National Employee Health and Fitness Day (NEHFD) on May 18, 2011, Priority Health, along with the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, is challenging Michigan businesses to promote workplace wellness.
05/04/2011 -  PriorityEDU helps school districts save money
PriorityEDUSM enables school districts to save up to $2,000 per teacher in annual costs. One option provides guaranteed, predictable pricing for three years helping districts with long-term budget planning.
04/25/2011 -  Priority Health is reducing health care costs by eliminating fraud and abuse

Health care fraud impacts every aspect of the industry.

03/28/2011 -  Priority Health members equipped for smart health care and better outcomes

Web-based tool allows Priority Health members to evaluate treatment options

03/03/2011 -  Priority Health sponsors semi-pro athletes to promote wellness across Michigan

Priority Health is launching a new program to promote health and wellness across Michigan. The company is sponsoring Team Priority Health, a group of more than 65 Michigan athletes, who represent runners, cyclists, triathletes and adventure sports.

02/08/2011 -  Android smartphone member ID card app launched

Priority Health launches its second smartphone app with the introduction of the mobile ID card app now available on the Android Market.

02/07/2011 -  Priority Health welcomes Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center to network

Effective Jan. 1, 2011, Priority Health PPO and HMO members have in-network access to MCRMC.

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