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How will Detroit's bankruptcy affect insurers?

The city of Detroit has filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy, and the decision will cause certain ripple effects throughout Michigan's health insurance market, particularly for the state's largest...

Michigan Blues medical homes saves $155M, boosts quality

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has saved about $155 million in three years with its patient-centered medical home program, while also improving quality care, according to a study published in the journal Health Services Research.

Michigan Blues reaches value-based payment agreement with Trinity hospitals

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has reached a new value-based reimbursement model with Trinity Health-Michigan that aims to reduce premiums while coordinating care, calling it a first-of-its-kind arrangement that focuses on value, efficiency and improved population health.

Michigan Blues joins statewide health information exchange

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has become the first insurer to join the state's health information exchange.

Nonprofit status at risk for Pennsylvania insurers

Two Pennsylvania lawmakers are questioning the status of the state's four nonprofit insurance companies as insurers of last resort--a decision that might result in the companies having to invest more of their reserves into the community or losing their nonprofit status.

Michigan Blues illegally denied autism therapy coverage, court rules

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan illegally denied its members coverage for autism therapy known as applied behavior analysis, a federal district court in Detroit ruled.

Feds, state drop antitrust suit against Michigan Blues

Federal and state attorneys are moving to drop a lawsuit charging Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan of using its market position to gain an unfair advantage against its competitors.

Blue Cross mutual conversion bill awaits governor's signature

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is likely to get its wish and become a nonprofit mutual company under legislation that is now headed to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, who is expected to sign the measure.

Will Blue Cross mutualization jeopardize exchange participation?

Now that Michigan lawmakers have reintroduced legislation to convert Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan into a nonprofit mutual insurance company, the state's insurer of last resort is raising concerns about the bill's timeline.

Lawmakers reintroduce Blue Cross mutualization

Plans to convert Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan into a mutual insurance company are again moving forward, reported the Lansing State Journal.