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Medicare’s potential at health centers

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Primary Care Association held a semi–quarterly regional board meeting earlier today. The Association has statewide membership for community health centers that provide physical and mental health services, along with substance abuse and dental treatment as…

Michigan Primary Care Association Discusses Progress

Advantage Health Centers of Detroit and Blue Cross Blue Shield have built a new health care facility on the border of Warren and Detroit, part of a larger plan to treat substance abuse and mental illness among the uninsured and to improve the overall quality of life for the community.

Advantage Health Centers opens behavioral medicine space in Warren

Advantage Health Centers has a new space at their facility in Warren dedicated to provide behavioral services and treatment for substance abuse, thanks to a $100,000 safety net grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. The facility integrates screening, intervention and…

New challenges in health reform outreach

Last year, health reform supporters and advocates had pent-up demand on their side. This year bringing new consumers to the marketplace will require outreach that stretches much further.

Detroit Observes Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day

National Consumer Advisory Board member Reginald Hamilton and Advantage Health Centers/Detroit Health Care for the Homeless observed the city’s 23rd Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day at Waller Health Center on Cathedral Green on December 21, 2012. Hamilton served on the Planning…

Michigan health centers awarded $798,223 for improving quality

Some 29 federally qualified health centers in Michigan, including eight in metropolitan Detroit, received $798,223 in Affordable Care Act funding because they delivered high quality care, said U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell today.

Goal of state’s $8B test to coordinate Medicare-Medicaid care: Savings, quality for recipients

Michigan next year will join 10 other states in a bold experiment under health care reform that will begin to manage more than $8 billion worth of care for seniors and patients with disabilities who are covered under both Medicare and Medicaid.

Advantage Health Centers unveils mural at newest clinic in Warren

A community healthcare practice that treats low-income, uninsured, underinsured and homeless patients is brightening up its clinic in Warren with a mural that tells the story of what community health care means to people with little or no access to doctors, dentists or mental health treatment.


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