grosse pointe park http://michiganradio.org en Health firm's growth impacts Detroit area http://michiganradio.org/post/health-firms-growth-impacts-detroit-area <p>DETROIT (AP) - Changes in federal and state health care laws have created huge growth for Michigan's largest Medicaid HMO.<br /><br />The Detroit News reports that growth at Meridian Health Plan is also benefiting Detroit and Grosse Pointe Park because of developments financed by the family that runs Meridian.<br /><br />Jon Cotton is chief operating officer of Meridian Health Plan. It was founded as Health Plan of Michigan in 1997 by his parents, David and Shery Cotton.<br /><br />He says the changes in health care are creating opportunities that won't be seen for another century. Sun, 27 Oct 2013 16:46:00 +0000 The Associated Press 15011 at http://michiganradio.org