Consumers Do Battle Over Billion Dollar BCBSM “Giveaway”
For Immediate Release Contact: Don Hazaert, 734-262-3837
The following is testimony from Don Hazaert and Ryan Sullivan:
Good morning Chairman Lund and Members,
My name is Don Hazaert and I am the Director of Michigan Consumers for Healthcare. Joining me is Ryan Sullivan, Chief Policy Advisor for Michigan Consumers for Healthcare.
Support Essential Consumer Protections in Blue Cross Deal
Posted by: Chelsea Lewis, social media coordinator for Michigan Consumers for Healthcare
This story has been republished with permission from BestWeek.
After Governor's Veto, Michigan Legislature Starts Anew on BCBS Conversion Proposal
Written by: Fran Matso Lysiak, senior associate editor, BestWeek
What you need to know about the Blue Cross Deal
Consumers Explain What is REALLY Going On
So how do Senate Bills (SB) 1293 and 1294 dealing with the sale of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (Blue Cross) impact consumers, taxpayers and the business community? Michigan Consumers for Healthcare explains:
This deal reduces overall social mission spending by over $300 million annually
Why Use Guarantee Stock?
This option allows taxpayers to be compensated in full for a Blue Cross conversion