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.
For now, Medicaid expansion remains very much in doubt.
Another committee in the Republican-led Michigan Legislature has rejected Rick Snyder’s proposed expansion of Medicaid eligibility to more state residents.
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.
“People just need to be educated on the whole thing. It’s very complicated,” said Rep. Matt Lori of Constantine.
Michigan will get about $1.6 million to develop its State Health Care Innovation Plan.
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Gov. Rick Snyder has proposed a $50.9 billion budget that he says is responsible and focused on the future.
Gov. Rick Snyder is calling for extending Medicaid eligibility to hundreds of thousands of Michigan residents without health insurance.
Gov. Rick Snyder’s plan to fill the gaps of Michigan’s mental health care system might lie in his ability to convince lawmakers to expand Medicaid to provide 500,000 residents with coverage under the federal Affordable Health Care Act.
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