Nurses at McLaren Macomb Hospital will be striking.
"In the city of Detroit too many use the emergency room as primary care and we need the kind of quality places that suburbs have," Mayor Mike Duggan said. "This is beautiful and it will help our seniors to stay healthy."
With the state’s new no-fault auto insurance reform going into effect, the level of care Micheal receives is in jeopardy. The new law slashes the amount of money that insurance companies will reimburse acute care providers by almost half.
The entire organization will operate 22 hospitals and 305 outpatient locations, which also includes employing 64,000 people. It will also encompass two headquarters in Grand Rapids and Southfield.
"Mothering Justice is working long and hard to do our part to influence some of the $5.9 million that Michigan is set to receive from the American Rescue Plan," said Aqeela Muntaqim, Mothering Justice.
Facilities that offer acute care and rehabilitation for brain and spinal injuries are facing an insurance reimbursement cut of 45 percent in six weeks once the insurance change takes place.
A Macomb County man is accusing a doctor out of Rochester of failing to identify potential cancer during a colonoscopy, leading to more invasive surgery and reduced quality of life.
The Henry Ford Cancer Institute is using a grant to increase minority representation in clinical trials.
"Health costs, health insurance costs and the cost of coverage as a whole, is actually one of the largest issues that small business owners are dealing with."
"It will eliminate barriers and allow transplant centers to use organs right here in Michigan," said Dorrie Dills, Gift of Life Michigan. "Right now when we recover these types of organs we have to send them outside of our state."
MI Choice provides a wide range of services to its participants like transportation and more. "Personal care, light housekeeping some nursing services, medication set up and management, home-delivered meals," said Aimee Page.
Cassandra credits her doctors and her family with saving her life. She is urging both women and men to listen to their bodies.
President Joe Biden signed an executive order to reopen the HealthCare.gov insurance markets for a special sign-up opportunity geared to people needing coverage in the coronavirus pandemic.
A surge in infections linked to Thanksgiving has led to many hospitals running out of room to treat the severest COVID-19 cases, and medical facilities are facing a serious staffing shortage on top of everything else.
The Trump administration has issued regulations that could lower prescription drug prices. It’s unclear whether the rules will withstand expected legal challenges or what the Biden administration will do with them.
If you are out of work and you need health insurance there is still time to sign up for the Affordable Care Act.
Even though the Affordable Care Act provisions are being challenged by the Trump administration and the future for "Obama Care" is uncertain, it is the law of the land.
Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals are unleashing a major ransomware assault against the U.S. healthcare system. Independent security experts say it has already hobbled at least four U.S. hospitals this month, and could potentially impact hundreds more.
They are scared because of Covid - or delayed because the radiology center was closed because of quarantine - whatever the reason - the outcome can be devastating.
For the nurses across the globe, home is fraught with uncertainty. Are they exposing their partners and children? Should they quit their jobs to keep their families safe?