General Motors signs direct contract with Henry Ford Health System
Henry Ford Health System announced its first ever "Direct to Employer" healthcare contract. The agreement with General Motors will deliver both healthcare management and wellness services to salaried GM employees and their families throughout Southeast Michigan. General Motors' new "ConnectedCare" plan option will provide access to more than 3,000 providers from an expansive network of primary care and specialty care doctors spanning the communities where GM employees live. GM ConnectedCare will be added as a new option for the company's salaried employees' open enrollment this fall, with service beginning at the start of 2019. Patients who choose this option will receive a comprehensive range of health care services including primary care, more than 40 specialties, behavioral health services, hospitalization and emergency care as needed, as well as pharmacy and other services. "GM's upcoming ConnectedCare option comes from our ongoing quest to improve employee health, while also seeking to offset rising health care costs for both the employee and the company," said Sheila Savageau, U.S. Healthcare Leader, General Motors. "Partnering with a regional health care leader like Henry Ford Health System enables us to provide an innovative new plan option for high quality, affordable care."