2012

12/18/2012 -  ShapeMichigan kicks off in Grand Rapids January 11

Priority Health, Mercy Health and Spectrum Health to host HBO® documentary and educational panel discussions to address obesity epidemic and rising healthcare costs.



11/12/2012 -  Priority Health honors Michigan providers for quality care

Priority Health is recognizing more than 200 Michigan primary care practices with Priority Health Quality Awards. The award, established in 2003, identifies practices for delivering superior performance in clinical quality measures and patient satisfaction.

10/03/2012 -  Priority Health HMO recommended as state's benchmark plan

Priority Health's HMO plan is recognized by the State of Michigan as a framework for all individual and small group plans to be offered in the state beginning Jan. 1, 2014. The state has recommended the plan serve as Michigan's essential health benefits (EHB) benchmark.

10/01/2012 -  Michael P. Freed named president & CEO
Michael P. Freed has been named president and CEO of Priority Health. He has served as interim president and CEO since May 1, 2012.
09/28/2012 -  Four volunteers honored with 2012 Senior Impact Awards
Priority Health has honored four regional winners with Senior Impact Awards. The awards program recognizes volunteers 63 years and older who devote their time and energy toward improving their communities. As part of this recognition, Priority Health awards a $1,000 donation to each winner's volunteer organization.
08/16/2012 -  Medicare Explained designed to simplify plan selection

Medicare Explained, an online tool created by Priority Health, breaks down the overwhelming process of choosing a Medicare plan into four simple lessons.

08/15/2012 -  New brand identity debuts
Priority Health is rolling out a a new brand identity, which features an updated logo.
08/10/2012 -  Members sought to join advisory council

Priority Health members from the Greater Grand Rapids area are sought for a newly established Member Advisory Council. The goal of the council is to increase consumer engagement and improve the consumer experience. 

07/10/2012 -  The Weight of the Nation screenings, discussions to increase awareness of obesity epidemic

Priority Health is bringing The Weight of the Nation campaign to Michigan by hosting statewide screenings of the HBO documentary, paired with educational discussions to increase awareness of obesity and ultimately change behaviors in our communities.

06/28/2012 -  Priority Health responds to Supreme Court ruling on federal health reform law

Following the Supreme Court's decision upholding federal health reform, Priority Health will continue to serve as an industry leader, by implementing the law's many provisions and serving as a resource for employers, agents and consumers.

05/22/2012 -  Priority Health earns NCQA "Excellent" accreditation
Priority Health today announced it has earned "Excellent" accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the highest level a health plan can earn, for its Commercial HMO/POS, Medicaid, Medicare PPO and Medicare HMO/POS plans.
05/15/2012 -  Nominations now open for Senior Impact Awards

Nominations are sought for the annual Priority Health Senior Impact Awards. The award honors a volunteer, age 63 and older, for making a difference in the communities where they live and work. Submit your nomination today!

05/14/2012 -  MyGo Points Facebook app designed to motivate health lifestyles, encourage tourism
Our first-ever Facebook app is designed to motivate health lifestyles and encourage tourism. Learn how you can collect points toward great prizes.
05/10/2012 -  Workplace wellness challenge issued for May 16
Priority Health and the Governor's Council team up to promote workplace wellness and issue challenge to Michigan businesses. Learn how your company can earn rewards offered for participating in global Employee Health and Fitness Month.
04/18/2012 -  Priority Health uses team approach to get Michigan in shape

Priority Health has become the only plan to prove its commitment to health and wellness by directly supporting individual athletic pursuits of the state's residents.

03/29/2012 -  Our targeted wellness packages help employers improve health
Our targeted wellness packages help employers monitor and improve health while cutting costs. Learn how.
03/26/2012 -  Priority Health is positioned for growth
Priority Health's year-end financials illustrate positive growth in both membership and income. The company has made a significant investment in diversifying its product portfolio. As a result, its combined year-end financials show the company gaining 20,000 new members and earning a $34 million net profit with $2.3 billion in revenues.

03/06/2012 -  Kim Horn resigns as CEO of Priority Health

Priority Health's Board of Directors today announced that Kim Horn has resigned as President and CEO.

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