It’s essentially do-or-die time if legislators are going to make hundreds of thousands of more adults eligible for government-funded health insurance in January under the federal health care law.
The Republican-led Michigan House voted late Thursday to make hundreds of thousands more low-income adults eligible for Medicaid, sending the legislation across the Capitol to a chamber where its prospects are less certain.
Stik, a reviews website for local professionals, said Thursday it had integrated with LinkedIn via its API, bringing together trusted, word of mouth referrals and the world’s largest online professional network.
A continuation of a 1 percent tax on health insurance claims passed the state Senate Thursday, but yet to be resolved is how to ensure the levy brings in enough revenue for Medicaid, which serves 1.9 million low-income Michigan residents.
Michigan finds itself on another top 10 list — this time as one of the highest ranking states in the nation for dog bite claims.
A flood watch remains in effect for all of southeast Michigan, and a warning was issued for some areas.
A federal judge has ruled that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan was wrong to deny coverage for certain autism treatment services.
A health care advocacy group says about 745,000 Michigan adults and children would become eligible for the federal government’s help to pay for health insurance beginning next year.
A study says Michigan residents who buy their own health insurance could see the biggest driver of premiums rise 26 percent under the federal health care law.
Michigan cities and townships that provide health care for retired public workers face nearly $13 billion in unfunded costs, with half setting aside no money to cope with a bill gobbling up more of their budgets.