Monthly Archives: August 2013

Why wait to implement Medicaid Expansion until April 1, 2014??

So the Michigan Legislature has finally approved the expansion of Medicaid.  As an optional part of Health Care Reform, sometime known as Obamacare, the Legislature has joined 24 other states in expanding Medicaid. What this does is allow anyone earning up to 133% of the Federal Poverty Level to apply for Medicaid. This will allow […]

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Michigan approves Medicaid Expansion

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By Kathleen Gray Detroit Free Press Lansing Bureau View the original article here LANSING — It took two votes and eight hours of mostly closed-door politicking and vote wrangling, but the state Senate approved a plan late Tuesday to expand Medicaid health care coverage to 470,000 low-income Michiganders. The historic 20-18 vote makes Michigan the 25th state […]

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How adding even $1 in additional income can cost you $$Thousands

A new Obamacare flaw: Many could face a precipitous ‘subsidy cliff’ as income approaches certain limits Mark J. Perry | August 1, 2013, 5:39 pm Access the original article here Although this won’t affect everybody, many individuals and households whose income is near 400% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) will fall off a precipitous […]

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Will you ask your employer NOT to offer you health insurance coverage??

Obamacare penalty: Your family could pay more for insurance Published: Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 9:27 AM ET By: Dan Mangan | Health Care Reporter Click here for the original article Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Materials about new insurance possibilities available through the Affordable Care Act Just imagine saying this to your […]

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Will “Obamacare” affect Medicare? Myths and facts

Will Obamacare Affect Medicare? Myths and Facts Setting the record straight about how the Affordable Care Act does — or doesn’t — affect Medicare beneficiaries. By ANDREA ADLEMAN August 19, 2013  Click here for the original article   The Affordable Care Act is not replacing Medicare. When pollsters ask Americans what they know about the Affordable Care […]

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