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Latest Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation Stories

2013-03-18 12:28:26

Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation survey reveals overall increase in primary care provider identification, shifts in location of care ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Survey results released today by the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT) show that Michigan Medicaid recipients said that they found it easier to get primary and specialty care appointments in 2012 than they did in 2010. In fact, their level of reported...

2013-01-28 12:26:08

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Survey results released today by the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT), in partnership with the Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit (CHEAR) at the University of Michigan, show that Michigan primary care physicians will continue accepting new patients--including Medicaid recipients--as the state's insured population grows under health care reform. Results of the statewide survey reveal that a majority...

2012-10-15 11:28:15

Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation projects more than 600,000 Michigan citizens could become newly insured through Medicaid expansion ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report released today by the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT) in partnership with two economists at the University of Michigan shows that the State of Michigan could save nearly $1 billion over 10 years--while extending comprehensive health insurance to...

2012-09-17 06:28:31

Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation reports Michigan received $82.5 million ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT) today released an issue brief showing that through the end of the 2011 federal fiscal year, Michigan organizations have received more than $82.5 million in grant funding under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), placing Michigan among the top 15 states. The...

2012-07-30 06:25:42

Act consolidates existing eligibility categories, eliminates asset tests, and provides more federal funding for new categories, enabling more people to obtain Medicaid coverage ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT) released a policy paper that shows how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2014 will streamline eligibility categories and may also help between 400,000 and 500,000...

2012-04-30 14:16:18

Variation rates not fully explained by community rates for risk factors, heart attack, or cardiac mortality Regional differences in rates of cardiac procedures have increased in Michigan over the past decade–not fully explained by differences in health risk factors, heart attack or cardiac mortality rates–according to a report released today by the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT). The report compares the state's hospital referral regions (HRRs) using...

2012-04-30 02:26:24

Variation rates not fully explained by community rates for risk factors, heart attack, or cardiac mortality ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Regional differences in rates of cardiac procedures have increased in Michigan over the past decade--not fully explained by differences in health risk factors, heart attack or cardiac mortality rates--according to a report released today by the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT). The report...

2011-10-17 10:00:00

Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation's policy brief helps businesses understand impact of Affordable Care Act ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT) today released a policy brief that explains the most significant effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on midsize and large employers in Michigan and the United States. Many surveys have predicted the likely actions of employers when the ACA...

2011-06-20 10:24:00

Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation survey reveals those with Medicaid coverage face more difficulties accessing care than all but the uninsured ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The second annual Cover Michigan Survey, released today by the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT),shows that people who lack health coverage are more likely to seek medical treatment in costlier care settings and less likely to have regular,...

2011-02-28 12:48:00

Use rate lower in southeast Michigan, and among pediatricians ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - The Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT) today released an issue brief showing continued high rates of inappropriate antibiotic use, despite a 15-year national outreach campaign by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to educate providers and consumers on the dangers of antibiotic overuse. According to the CDC, antibiotic-resistant infections in...