November 7, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018
Shannon Ciszek, Genesee Health Plan, 810.232.7740, firstname.lastname@example.org
Renewal will allow Genesee Health Plan to continue providing health care coverage for thousands of Genesee County residents
FLINT – The Genesee Health Plan (GHP) will continue to provide basic health care coverage to Genesee County residents for an additional seven years. The Genesee County Health Care Services Millage, which provides funding for the Genesee Health Plan (GHP), was renewed by Genesee County voters with 65 percent voter support according to Genesee County’s unofficial election results.
“We are overwhelmed by the positive support for the renewal of the Health Care Services Millage,” said Jim Milanowski, GHP President and CEO. “The Genesee Health Plan is our community’s health plan and we want to thank Genesee County voters for making sure we can continue to provide health care coverage for thousands of Genesee County residents and dental care coverage for seniors and veterans.”
Founded in 2001, GHP covers preventive health care services including doctor visits, outpatient mental health services, prescription drugs, mammograms, cancer screenings, labs and X-rays. GHP also provides dental care coverage for seniors and veterans, as many do not have dental coverage. Every penny GHP receives from the millage is spent on direct health care services for patients.
Genesee County voters first approved the millage in 2006 and renewed it in 2012. No money goes to administrative costs, and there is strict independent oversight to ensure taxpayer dollars are being spent wisely and with transparency.
“We are grateful for the continued support of Genesee County residents in making sure the Genesee Health Plan can provide health care services for those who need it most,” said Kay Doerr, GHP Board Chairman. “Our community is truly fortunate to have the Genesee Health Plan. The renewal of the Health Care Services Millage will make sure our neighbors, family members and friends can continue to receive preventive health care services in the years to come.”
On Thursday, 3/14/19, during our WNEM TV 5 HEALTH YES segment, GHP President and CEO, Jim Milanowski, along with local Oncologist, Dr. ... READ MORE
Health Care Hall of Fame Awards honors health care professionals, organizations and community leaders for commitment to GHP On Friday, ... READ MORE
On Thursday, 2/28/19, during our WNEM TV 5 HEALTH YES segment, GHP President and CEO, Jim Milanowski, along with GHP Community Health ... READ MORE
Genesee Health Plan helped to sponsor the annual Voices for Children (formerly Priority Children’s Health) Children’s Champion Breakfast ... READ MORE