Addressing the Opioid Epidemic: Knowledge is Power

Opioid overdoses have tripled in Michigan since 2012. Michigan ranks 10th in the nation for rates of prescribing opioids and 18th for overdose deaths. Michigan providers wrote 11 million prescriptions for opioids in 2016 — enough to give every Michigan resident about 84 opioid pills. Fortunately, Blue Cross aims to reduce the sobering trends, one […]

Discussing 10 years of Value Partnerships

The Value Partnerships program began in 2005 and has achieved tremendous growth while improving clinical quality and health outcomes for Michigan residents.  Key program leaders discussed the many facets of the Value Partnerships portfolio on the June episode of the Healthy Michigan Radio Show on WJR-AM. Click here http://www.cumulusdetroit.com/audio/audio_015313.mp3 to hear from the following: Dr. […]