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.
October 2, 2019
A new study from U-M’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation found Michigan’s expanded Medicaid program often helped those enrolled learn about a chronic illness that had never been diagnosed.
April 22, 2019
U-M health plan members who are transgender will soon have coverage for additional medical procedures, certain facial feminization surgeries, Adam’s apple reduction and facial hair removal.
February 21, 2018
Value-Based Insurance Design, a concept that grew from U-M research, may soon reach millions of people covered by Medicare, allowing them to save money while getting treated for chronic diseases.
April 11, 2017
When it comes to programs that improve quality and cost in hospitals, new research from U-M finds a carrot is indeed better than a stick.
February 7, 2017
The link between health insurance and the labor market means proposals to dismantle some provisions of the Affordable Care Act have important consequences for the labor market, a U-M researcher says.
January 24, 2017
Three U-M research projects will use Big Data and mobile technology to learn how to predict when individuals will get diseases including depression and hepatitis C, and to unlock the potential of single-cell gene sequencing.
January 3, 2017
A health care reform idea originated by U-M faculty will get a major test among members of the nation’s military and their families, as part of a new national defense spending bill.
May 21, 2016
The world’s largest primary pay-for-performance program designed to improve patient health care and outcomes has failed to save additional lives, a U-M researcher says.