A divided Michigan House approved a mid-year spending bill Tuesday with more money for road maintenance because of the severe winter and to account for a delay in the expansion of Medicaid.
Eleven people, many from Metro Detroit, have been charged with Medicaid abuse, to the tune of $60,000.
The Obama administration has signed off on Michigan’s plan to expand Medicaid to 322,000 more low-income residents.
Gov. Rick Snyder and legislators enacted more than 200 new laws in 2013. Here’s the top 10.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
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.
About half of Michigan’s Medicaid-eligible children now qualify for dental coverage.
Dr. Sandra Schiff of West Bloomfield is among those accused of forging patient records and falsifying reports.