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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health Guidelines

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

On Friday, March 13, 2020, the Genesee Health Plan office closed in order to develop guidelines and procedures to keep all community members, clients and our staff safe in response to the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.  As an organization, we want to assure you that we take the health of our community and staff members […]

NEWS RELEASE: Genesee Health Plan to help residents understand health care coverage following federal ruling against work requirements

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Healthy Michigan Plan work requirements deemed ‘unlawful’ by federal judge, GHP to serve as resource for Genesee County families navigating health care needs FLINT – Genesee Health Plan (GHP) is offering its expertise and assistance to Genesee County residents navigating health care coverage following the federal court ruling to suspend the Healthy Michigan Plan (Medicaid […]

NEWS RELEASE: Students invited to participate in Genesee Health Plan’s Fifth Annual Health Heritage Essay and Scholarship Contests

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

Contests teach Genesee County students about the importance of knowing their family health history, how it impacts their current and future health FLINT – Genesee Health Plan (GHP) announced it is accepting entries for its Fifth Annual Health Heritage Essay Contest. This year Sovita Credit Union is sponsoring the contests, which are open to all […]

Genesee Health Plan and Community Partners Launch New “emPOWER Genesee” Program

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

“emPOWER Genesee” helps connect people with utility, health care, financial and other community resources FLGenesee Health Plan (GHP), Consumers Energy, Ascension Genesys and Huntington Bank recently launched emPOWER Genesee, a new program that helps Genesee County residents and families connect with utility assistance and resources, financial assistance, health care resources and enrollment, and additional community […]

HEALTH YES! WNEM TV 5 on 12/5 Healthcare Enrollment Resources

Monday, December 9th, 2019

During our WNEM TV 5 HEALTH YES segment that aired on Thursday, December 5, GHP President and CEO Jim Milanowski was joined by GHP Enrollment Team Lead, Jill Alexander, to discuss healthcare enrollment, changes coming to the Healthy Michigan Plan (Medicaid) and enrollment resources available for Bay, Saginaw and Genesee County residents.  Click the video […]

NEWS RELEASE: Genesee Health Plan one of 34 organizations nationwide to receive federal grant to help people enroll in health care coverage

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) grant will boost GHP’s efforts to enroll uninsured Mid-Michigan residents in health care coverage FLINT – The Genesee Health Plan (GHP) announced today it received a Navigator Cooperative Agreement Award from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to assist with health care navigation and enrollment in […]

GHP WNEM TV 5 Health Yes: Dangers of vaping and resources to help

Monday, September 9th, 2019

During our WNEM TV 5 HEALTH YES segment that aired on Thursday, September 12, GHP President and CEO Jim Milanowski was joined by Dr. Gary Johnson, Genesee County Health Department medical director, to discuss the dangers of vaping, child and adolescent health along with community resources to help keep your family healthy. LIVE INTERVIEW:

GHP WNEM TV 5 Health Yes: Back to School

Monday, July 29th, 2019

During our WNEM TV 5 HEALTH YES segment on Thursday, August 8, GHP Community Health Worker Coordinator Sherika Finklea was joined by Kerry Downs, program manager of special projects for the Crim Fitness Foundation, Flint Community Education Initiative, to discuss the changes in the upcoming school year, what the new balanced calendar is all about […]

10 Tips to Beat the Summer Heat

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

July is the hottest month of the year. If you’re not careful, extended exposure to high temperatures can cause dehydration, heat exhaustion or heatstroke. As you’re spending time outdoors this summer, here are 10 tips for staying safe in extreme heat:    1. Drink plenty of water: Stay hydrated in the summer heat by drinking […]

Sovita Credit Union Makes Donation to Provide Uniforms for Flint Area Schools Students in Need.

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

On Wednesday, May 30, 2019, Sovita Credit Union presented a check to Genesee Health Plan to purchase uniforms and clean clothes for Flint Area Schools students in need. Through the Crim Fitness Foundation Community Education Initiative School-Based Program for the Flint Community Schools, GHP provides Community Health Workers (CHWs) in each of the Flint Area Schools.  […]

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