January 17, 2022
The university has extended the deadline to Dec. 31 for faculty and staff to use pre-tax funds set aside through their 2021 flexible spending accounts.
January 13, 2022
Accuracy and truth, according to a new study involving three countries, including the United States, has been found by individuals who rely more on mainstream news.
November 9, 2020
The Affordable Care Act has improved women’s reproductive health care, but a looming legal challenge threatens those gains. Ruth Zielinski, clinical professor of nursing, and Nicholas Bagley, professor of law, discuss the challenge.
October 26, 2020
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
August 31, 2020
U-M faculty, staff and retirees with higher-than-normal blood sugar can participate in a free diabetes prevention program if enrolled in Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network health plans.
May 28, 2020
Michigan Medicine, in partnership with 21 other health care systems and NBC Universal, has joined a national fitness challenge to get people moving in ways that are compatible with social distancing. #FitForTheFrontLine began May 26 and culminates June 14. Similar to a virtual 5K run, participants pledge to exercise on their own time between now…
May 5, 2020
Michigan Medicine will undertake an economic recovery plan that includes furloughs or layoffs for hundreds of employees as well as other measures to cover hundreds of millions of dollars in projected losses related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 8, 2020
U-M has revised its health benefits in a continuing effort to ensure its communities have the comprehensive care needed during the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
March 26, 2020
Members of the U-M community covered under university health plans now have coverage for virtual medical and behavioral health visits, and cost sharing is waived for virtual medical visits through April 30.
March 20, 2020
U-M’s hospitals and clinics currently have the gear needed to protect themselves and others as they care for those with COVID-19. But Michigan Medicine is asking for donations now so supplies will be sufficient when needed.