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How is Michigan’s new Healthy Michigan Plan working? New five-year U-M study will find out

Since its launch in April, 477,000 Michiganders have signed up for a new Medicaid health insurance option offered by the state, called the Healthy Michigan Plan. Now, University of Michigan researchers will study how well the new plan works, and advise the state government on how well it’s living up to what lawmakers intended.

Responding to ever-rising patient demand, U-M Health System plans $9M project to create short-stay unit

Every day, more patients from every county of Michigan and beyond seek care from the University of Michigan’s hospitals – a rising demand that the U-M Health System has worked to keep pace with. Today, the U-M Board of Regents approved a $9 million project that will help that effort and make U-M’s advanced patient care available to even more patients, by renovating an existing hospital area to create a 22-bed short-stay unit.

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