The Michigan Civil Service Commission voted Wednesday to impose higher health care costs on about 32,000 unionized Michigan government workers.
Michigan fares well compared with other states on the portion of its residents with insurance, but because it’s a big state, it still has more than 1 million uninsured, 12th-most in the country.
If lawmakers vote to restrict insurance coverage of abortions in Michigan, it would affect a small number of abortions because the vast majority already are paid for out of pocket.
Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
State legislators are sharply divided over an emerging plan to require Michigan insurance companies to tell policyholders the impact of the federal health care law on their premiums.
Michigan’s Medicaid expansion plan needs approval because it differs from the basic option offered to states under the federal health care law.
The law passed weeks ago but state lawmakers refuse to give the law immediate effect so those needing the aid of Medicaid will have to wait until April of 2014.
Michigan residents required to shop for health insurance will pay an average $306 a month for a mid-range benchmark plan.
A significant number of drivers have been trying to register vehicles with phony insurance certificates, according to Michigan’s secretary of state.
New study says while parents think their teenagers are following driving laws, the teens say otherwise.