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Medicaid Sees 46,100 Applicants After Expansion

The state says about 46,100 people have applied for Michigan’s expanded Medicaid plan since it launched last week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2014

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State Rolls Out ‘Healthy Michigan’ Medicaid Expansion

The new program will expand coverage to nearly half a million low-income Michiganders without insurance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2014

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April 1 Is A Go For Michigan’s Medicaid Expansion

Hundreds of thousands of low-income adults will be eligible for health insurance starting April 1 under Michigan’s expansion of Medicaid.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2014

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

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HealthCare.gov Glitches Delay Medicaid For 84,000 In Michigan

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2014

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House OKs Road Money, Accounts For Medicaid Delay

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2014

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11 In-Home Care Workers Charged With Medicaid Abuse

Eleven people, many from Metro Detroit, have been charged with Medicaid abuse, to the tune of $60,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2014

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Snyder: US OKs Michigan Adding 322,000 To Medicaid

The Obama administration has signed off on Michigan’s plan to expand Medicaid to 322,000 more low-income residents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2013

Gov. Rick Snyder signs the Fiscal Year 2011-12 budget into law as lawmakers look on.  Pictured left to right: state Sens. Darwin Booher, Tonya Schuitmaker, Bruce Caswell, John Pappageorge, Senate Appropriations Chair Roger Kahn and Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville. (credit: Governor's Office)

Top Mich. Laws Of 2013 Led By Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Rick Snyder and legislators enacted more than 200 new laws in 2013. Here’s the top 10.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/23/2013

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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

11/18/2013

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