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Michigan state health insurance exchange
Despite support for a state-run health insurance exchange from Republican Gov. Rick Synder, Michigan is operating a partnership exchange in collaboration with the federal government. Michigan oversees the health plans that participate in the exchange, while most other functions are managed by the federal government. Michigan residents are using the federal website, HealthCare.gov, to purchase […]
October 15, 2013
Detroit Free Press — An HHS report favorably compares Michigan’s health insurance market to other federally facilitated exchanges. Michigan has 13 participating insurers, compared to the national average of eight, and lower than average premiums in three of the four “metal” tiers.
September 25, 2013
Crain’s Detroit Business — Insurers are waiting until the marketplace begins operating on Oct. 1 to begin a big push to reach Michigan’s uninsured population. A study by the Commonwealth Fund says less than 30 percent of young adults are aware of the marketplace or the enrollment period.
September 15, 2013