2013

10/17/2013 -  New Medicare options from Priority Health make it easier to access high quality, affordable health care

With the annual enrollment period for Medicare starting October 15 and running through December 7, Priority Health is making it even easier for those eligible for Medicare to access high quality and affordable coverage. The company has added 10 new counties to its Medicare service area, expanded its health plan offerings and opened information centers across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

10/09/2013 -  Priority Health opens one-stop insurance shops

While traveling to pick-up a loaf of bread, gallon of milk or the kids from recital practice—residents can now squeeze in a new insurance policy along the way. Demonstrating its commitment to and continued growth in Michigan, Priority Health has opened three new information centers – in Southfield, Holland and Grand Rapids – creating conveniently located resources for the uninsured and others needing to purchase insurance coverage.

09/09/2013 -  Employer provided health care continues to be a strong recruitment tool
A recent survey conducted by the American Society of Employers (ASE) and Priority Health suggests that an overwhelming majority of Michigan employers who provide healthcare coverage to their employees will continue to do so next year, even with the new government options available through Affordable Care Act (ACA).
08/23/2013 -  New health care price comparison tool will save consumers thousands
In Detroit, the price for a knee arthroscopy ranges from $1,400 to $13,000, and in West Michigan, the price for kidney stone treatments ranges from $2,000 to $14,000. Statewide, driving just a few miles to a lower-priced surgery center or hospital can save patients thousands of dollars in health care services. This was a well-kept secret, until now.
08/23/2013 -  Michigan's first home-based primary care program launches statewide
Priority Health is launching a groundbreaking program, Home-Based Primary Care, statewide to deliver health care services to the homes of patients living with advanced chronic illness.
06/26/2013 -  Priority Health joins state initiative transforming primary care
Priority Health has joined the Michigan Primary Care Transformation (MiPCT) project.
06/07/2013 -  Priority Health expands access to quality health care for Medicaid
Priority Health announced today that it has improved access to quality health care for Medicaid members in Michigan with an expanded relationship with Metro Health.
04/16/2013 -  Priority Health moves to become first health plan in Michigan to publish comparative health care costs
Priority Health has signed a contract with Healthcare Blue Book to publish costs associated with more than 300 health care services most utilized by our members.
03/18/2013 -  Priority Health joins Michigan's first multi-carrier benefits exchange

Priority Health joins Michigan's first multi-carrier benefits exchange

02/15/2013 -  Priority Health recognizes Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jim Byrne and his legacy of work as he announces his retirement
Priority Health announced today that Jim Byrne, M.D., will retire from his position as chief medical officer after 20 years with the award-winning health plan, effective July 1, 2013.
01/24/2013 -  University of Michigan Health System joins Priority Health Healthcare Network
On March 1, the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) will join Priority Health as a participating provider to serve its HMO, PPO, POS and Medicare plan members.
Life just got a little easier

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