Health care costs continue to rise in Grand Rapids compared to peer cities

West Michigan’s cost advantages for health care services may be eroding.

According to the annual Health Check report from Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business, treating coronary artery disease in West Michigan cost an average of $25,895 per member two years ago, an increase of 22 percent. That compares to an average per-member cost of $23,474 in the Detroit area. Read the Article