health care reform

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‘ObamaCare’ Upheld: What Do You Think?

Metro Detroiters calling into the WWJ Newsradio 950 newsroom have had plenty to say about today’s Supreme Court ruling …

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2012

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Leavitt: Huge Changes Ahead For Healthcare, ‘Obamacare’ Or Not

A former Secretary of Health and Human Services, Utah governor and Environmental Protection Agency administrator told the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference that huge changes are ahead for the American health care system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2012

Michigan CO-OP Awarded $72 Million to Provide Health Insurance Options in 2014

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Friday announced its award of $72 million in financing for the new Michigan Consumers Healthcare CO-OP (MCHCO), a member-governed nonprofit health insurance company that will help to control costs while providing accessible health care for all residents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2012


UM Center For Geospatial Medicine Gets Federal Grant To Study Diabetes

ANN ARBOR — The Center for Geospatial Medicine at the University of Michigan is working to reduce death and disability from Type 2 diabetes under a grant announced today as part the nation’s 2010 health care […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2012


Catholics Rally In Detroit Against Health Care Mandate

Pro-life groups organized rallies nationwide to protest a mandate that requires employers to provide contraceptives, sterilization and abortion-inducing drugs through their health plans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012


Tech, Insurance Changes Ahead In Health Care

The nation’s health care delivery system is about to change dramatically, and federal health care reform is only part of the reason.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2012

When Health Insurance Costs Rise — Even A Little — People Shop Around

Even a $10 increase in premiums can drive people to a different health care plan, a University of Michigan study has found. That’s good news for health care reform, which relies heavily on competition and consumer response to pricing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2012

Event Notices From January 5

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2012

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Stupak: No Regrets Over Key Health Care Law Vote

Former Democratic Rep. Bart Stupak had to endure death threats and screams of “baby killer!” for lending his crucial support to the federal health care law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2011


ESD Brings Back Concept For Clean Economic Slate In Michigan

The Engineering Society of Detroit Tuesday presented its ideas for fixing health care in Michigan. Essentially they involve going back to the drawing board — not just on health care, but on state government itself.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2011