The Michigan Democratic Party is accusing Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration of extending a state contract without competitive bidding.
A recent study finds that while many caregivers believe taking care of a loved one at home has provided more meaning in their life, a majority often feel alone, exhausted, frustrated and overwhelmed.
More people in the state have health care thanks to the Healthy Michigan Plan.
Gov. Snyder says the effort will give residents “health care coverage they need to lead healthy, productive lives.”
Auditors warn that Michigan could be forced to repay nearly $97 million to the U.S. government.
The state says about 46,100 people have applied for Michigan’s expanded Medicaid plan since it launched last week.
The new program will expand coverage to nearly half a million low-income Michiganders without insurance.
Hundreds of thousands of low-income adults will be eligible for health insurance starting April 1 under Michigan’s expansion of Medicaid.
For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
About 84,000 Michigan residents who qualify for government health insurance are being forced to wait for benefits because of glitches in the new federal insurance website.