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For over the past week, this blog has focused on reviewing the various No-Fault reform bills announced by the House Democratic Caucus on May 1. Previous posts have covered transparency, rate increases, repair facilities, and consumer protection. This last of the series will cover protections for “whistle-blowers” – employees of…

The last several posts have reviewed the bills presented by members of the House Democratic Caucus to reform Michigan’s No Fault statutes. So far, the posts have addressed efforts to make the insurance industry more transparent and to prohibit insurance companies from dictating who does the repairs. This post will discuss three bills that cover…

On May 1, 2014, members of the House Democratic Caucus announced a pack of 14 bills that they believe will reform Michigan No-Fault Insurance by increasing transparency, making insurers subject to consumer protection statutes, and controlling rates. Not all the bills have been released yet, but HB 4543 and HB 4551 introduced in April…

There is no question that the cost of health care in America is skyrocketing. This fact has caught the attention of legislators, insurance companies, and now doctors. Several medical societies, which develop guidelines for treatments and best practices, are adding cost into the equation. But is this added consideration for the benefit…