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Snyder Cuts Israel Trip Short To Push Medicaid Expansion

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013

Michigan House Approves Medicaid Expansion

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2013

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Detroit’s Stik Integrates With LinkedIn To Expand Reach Of Professional Reviews

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2013

Mich. Senate Votes To Extend Health Claims Tax

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2013

Michigan Ranks 6th In Nation For Dog Bite Claims

Michigan finds itself on another top 10 list — this time as one of the highest ranking states in the nation for dog bite claims.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2013

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Flood Watch/Warning In Effect

A flood watch remains in effect for all of southeast Michigan, and a warning was issued for some areas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2013

Judge: Insurer Wrong To Deny Autism Coverage

A federal judge has ruled that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan was wrong to deny coverage for certain autism treatment services.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2013

Report: 745K In Michigan Could Get Health Subsidy

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2013

Study: Health Law To Raise Costs 26% In Michigan

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

Study: Cities Have $12.7B In Retiree Health Costs

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2013

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