MIHIN’s ‘trailblazing’ Interoperable Referral Pledge promises future work to create a unified network ecosystem
Patrick Jones | Aug 1, 2022 | Michigan
Dominick Pallone, Executive Director of the Michigan Association of Health Plans (MAHP), is mainly focused on behavioral health and Medicaid reform at the legislative level through specialty integrated plans (SIPs). We sat down with Pallone at our 2022 Michigan State of Reform Health Policy Conference to discuss MAHP’s work in
With the federal public health emergency (PHE) extended until mid-October, University of Utah Health Plans is focusing on outreach and communication efforts with providers, clinics, and their Medicaid members. Their partners, the Utah Health Policy Project's Take Care Utah initiative, are using navigators to reach the most vulnerable in Utah
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer—along with 13 other state governors—sent a letter to congressional leadership urging them to make advanced premium tax credits (APTCs) permanent federally last month. The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) expanded and enhanced APTCs and is set to expire at the end of this current plan year.
Sparrow Health System’s Forensic Pathology Services released their Q1 2022 report on drug deaths in the 5 counties where they act as medical examiner. The report showed increases in deaths in many areas, but some slight decreases in total deaths and benzodiazepines deaths compared to Q4 2021. The report consisted
The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Health Equity Director, Dulce Diez, said lowering the cost of primary care is the most important way to bridge the equity gap for underserved Utahns. At our 2022 Utah State of Reform Health Policy Conference, Diez sat down with us to
Tracy Gruber is the Executive Director of the newly merged Utah Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The merger of DHHS became official July 1st in efforts to streamline operations between the Department of Health and Department of Human Services. In this Q&A, Gruber discusses the benefits of the