GPPF Releases Healthcare Reform Study Led by Anderson Economic Group

Georgia Public Policy Foundation Releases Healthcare Reform Study Led by Anderson Economic Group; Improved Access, Affordability Recommended for Georgia Residents FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE East Lansing, Michigan—May 28, 2019—Georgia Public Policy Foundation (GPPF) has released a comprehensive report from Anderson Economic Group (AEG) that includes recommendations to innovate healthcare programs for the State of Georgia. These […]

Healthcare Innovations in Georgia: Two Recommendations

This comprehensive report from Anderson Economic Group (AEG) includes recommendations to innovate healthcare programs for the State of Georgia. These proposals would decrease the number of uninsured, reduce healthcare costs for millions, and improve quality in a patient-centered system. The report, entitled Healthcare Innovations in Georgia: Two Recommendations, was undertaken to determine if Georgia could […]

Small-business owners say costs, regulations among needed ACA fixes

Crain's Detroit Business,

 

The Effects of New Hospital Facilities on Health Costs in Michigan

 

Report: Preventable dental problems costing Michgan ERs

Michigan Radio,

Michigan economist wins national award: Finds that new taxes, fines and healthcare costs are hurting employment in the U.S.

 

Cost and Benefits of Investing in Mental Health Services in Michigan

 

Investments in Oakland County's Medical Main Street far surpass total of program's first 3 years

 Crain’s Detroit,

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's Downtown Consolidations

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM), a major provider of health insurance plans to businesses, government units and private individuals in the state of Michigan, and its subsidiary, Accident Fund Insurance Company of America (AFICA) are in the process of relocating and consolidating workers in Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Detroit and their suburbs to downtown locations in those cities. In addition to consolidating its existing workers, AFICA will add over 500 new workers to its Lansing-area work force. In all, BCBSM and AFICA will have moved workers from nine suburban and urban worksites to five urban worksites, investing significantly in constructing and renovating the new sites. These relocations are part of Blue Cross’s desire to contribute to enhancing the vitality of Michigan’s urban cores.

BCBSM has retained Anderson Economic Group, LLC (AEG) to assess the effects of these three downtown consolidations of workers. In this report we discuss the benefits that these plans will have in terms of both quantitative economic measures, such as employment, earnings, and tax revenue, and the important signaling, cultural, and place-making effects of having a large, stable employer in these cities’ downtowns.

The Role of MQC3 and Home Help: Serving Michigan’s Long-Term Care Population