MHA Featured in Detroit Free Press Article on Health Insurance Costs After Auto No-fault Reform

Posted on October 21, 2019

MHA Chief Innovation Officer Laura AppelMHA Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Vice President Laura Appel was interviewed for a Oct. 19 Detroit Free Press article about the anticipated impact from no-fault auto insurance reform on health insurance premiums for Michigan residents.

Appel discussed how historically, some health insurance plans in Michigan have traditionally not covered auto accidents because of no-fault’s unlimited benefits. She also stressed the importance of consumers making thoughtful decisions when choosing medical benefits levels for their auto insurance.

"What benefits does your health insurance cover, compared to what services are you going to need if you are ever in a catastrophic accident,” Appel said. “Two hundred and fifty thousand dollars sounds like a lot of money until you think 'what does it cost annually to pay for nursing home services,' and what if you needed that for 10 years or 20 years. That is not going to last.”

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