June 23, 2020
Michigan’s long-discussed auto insurance reform legislation takes effect July 1, but homework may be needed for U-M employees to understand how it affects them.
June 10, 2020
U-M will add Michigan Care, a new managed-care plan, to the health care plan options in 2021 for faculty, staff and retirees who live in a specific geographic area within southeast Michigan.
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 6, 2020
As the Affordable Care Act turns 10 years old, a new U-M study shows it has narrowed racial and ethnic gaps in access to health insurance and health care — but not eliminated them.
November 13, 2019
Research has found that since 2015, when U-M added coverage for infertility treatments, the use of in vitro fertilization increased more than nine times among women in the university’s lowest-salary bracket.
October 21, 2019
U-M faculty, staff and retirees can change their benefits during open enrollment, which is now open and continues until 5 p.m. Nov. 1. The changes and new rates take effect Jan. 1, 2020.
April 8, 2019
All U-M health plans will continue to cover in vitro fertilization, following a three-year pilot program. Additionally, modest coverage expansions have been implemented retroactively to Jan. 1, 2019.
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.
October 23, 2017
Faculty, staff and retirees may change their health, dental, legal or vision benefits for 2018 during Open Enrollment, which runs now through Nov. 3.