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For several years, Michigan hospitals and physicians have been implementing reforms aimed at cutting costs and improving patient care. Similar reforms are taking effect due to the Federal Affordable Care Act. A month ago, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan announced that 24 affiliated hospitals have agreed to launch or expand a different kind of reimbursement model.

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The Michigan Senate has given final approval to legislation to overhaul Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

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A state House panel has decided not to add controversial abortion language to a proposed overhaul of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

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For the third time in four months, the state Senate has approved a plan to overhaul the state’s largest health insurer.

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A legislative committee has approved bills to overhaul Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan that don't include abortion provisions that led Republican Gov. Rick Snyder to veto the measure in December.

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Supporters of a plan to overhaul Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan are praising state lawmakers for passing the measure. Some critics say more work needs to be done.   

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Michigan’s attorney general says state lawmakers must add more safeguards for seniors to legislation that would overhaul Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. 

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan officials say time is running out for state lawmakers to pass a proposed overhaul of the company.   

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Senate Majority Randy Richardville says the proposed overhaul of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan could be taken up next week during the chamber's last session until after the election.

Hearings continued Thursday at the state Capitol on the future of Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Michigan.