Private Exchanges Accelerating Consumer-Directed Health Plan Adoption
Consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) emerged in the late 1990s as a way to control costs by giving greater responsibility for health care decision-making to consumers. These plans are based on a simple premise: Knowledgeable consumers with a financial stake in their health choices will be more engaged, make better decisions and reduce their use of unnecessary health services.
I Have Health Insurance, Now What?
Navigating your health care specifics can sometimes feel like a lot, but there’s no need to go the course alone. Educate yourself on managing a health care plan and how to get by in the future.
You Chose a Plan. Now Let Us Help You Understand It.
Whether you’re new to health insurance or you’ve had it in the past, understanding your plan can be tough. We’re here to help. In the coming months, Blue Cross is hosting free interactive sessions across the state to help Michiganders make sense of their new health plan coverage.
New Opportunities for Mental Health Treatment
This is an exciting time for health care in America, especially in the area of behavioral health. Because of two laws, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as “Obamacare,” and the Mental Health Parity Act (MHP), people with emotional and behavioral problems have more opportunity than ever before to get treatment.