Category Archives: Medicaid Expansion

Policies on Michigan’s exchange to cost less than elsewhere

AVERAGE COST OF PLANS ON MICHIGAN’S EXCHANGE TO COST LESS THAN ELSEWHERE By Robin Erb Detroit Free Press Click here for the original article The average costs of health care plans offered on the Michigan Health Insurance Marketplace will vary greatly depending on the purchaser’s age, where he or she lives, family size and tobacco use. However, a federal analysis […]

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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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