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PHP | Physicians Health Plan Expands to New Counties Across Michigan

Michigan Business Network
October 30, 2023 5:00 PM

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Individual Plans now in 14 counties; Small Group in 15 counties

Lansing, Mich.— Physicians Health Plan (PHP) today announced it has received approval from the
Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) to expand its service area for individual and small group plans.

Beginning November 1, 2023, individuals who live in Huron, Montcalm, and Sanilac counties can enroll in
Physicians Health Plan individual plans. Individual plans are also available in Bay, Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Ionia, Isabella, Livingston, Saginaw, Shiawassee, Tuscola, and Washtenaw counties.

Individuals and families who enroll in PHP individual plans have access to a statewide network of
providers, hospitals, and pharmacies with no referrals required to see an in-network specialist. Enrollees also have prescription drug coverage, 24/7 telehealth services, a wellness portal, worldwide coverage for emergency care, as well as extra benefits including discounts on food and dining, entertainment, athletic wear, fitness activities, and more.

PHP has also added Huron, Montcalm, and Sanilac to its growing service area for small group employers,
bringing the total number of counties to 15: Bay, Clinton, Eaton, Gratiot, Huron, Ingham, Ionia, Isabella, Livingston, Montcalm, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee, Tuscola, and Washtenaw county. 

All PHP commercial plans provide access to a statewide network of providers and hospitals, including
Bronson, Corewell Health, Covenant HealthCare, McLaren, Memorial Healthcare, MyMichigan Health, Sparrow, Trinity (NEW!), University of Michigan Health, and many more.

PHP is NCQA accredited for its commercial HMO and POS plans. The National Committee for Quality
Assurance (NCQA) is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving healthcare quality. NCQA Accredits and Certifies a wide range of healthcare organizations and recognizes clinicians in key clinical areas.

About PHP:
At Physicians Health Plan, we exist to improve people’s lives by making healthcare more accessible for
the diverse communities we serve. Together with our extensive network of provider partners and
hospitals, we provide our members access to high-quality, affordable healthcare so they can live their
best lives. PHP is owned by two of Michigan’s top health systems, University of Michigan Health and
Covenant HealthCare, and offers healthcare plans to individuals, employers, and Medicare beneficiaries
throughout Michigan. 

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