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Surge In Medicaid Enrollment Will Squeeze Michigan Budget

Enrollment in Michigan’s expanded Medicaid program is a quarter higher today than what officials thought it would be five years from now.

CBS Detroit–07/19/2015

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Medicaid Expansion Enrollment Soars; Waiver Hurdle Remains

Wednesday is the anniversary of Healthy Michigan, the state’s popular Medicaid expansion program.

03/29/2015

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How Gov. Snyder, Lawmakers Are Filling Michigan’s $412 Million Budget Hole

Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday plans to sign mid-budget year bills to finalize a plan to tackle Michigan’s projected $412 million shortfall in two primary funds that receive about $21 billion annually in tax revenue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2015

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Democrats Slam Gov. Snyder Over Health Care Contract

The Michigan Democratic Party is accusing Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration of extending a state contract without competitive bidding.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2014

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‘Solutions For Family Caregiver Expo’ Aims To Help Those Who Help Others

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2014

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Low Income Health Care ‘Healthy Michigan Plan’ Garners 400k Enrollees

More people in the state have health care thanks to the Healthy Michigan Plan.

09/26/2014

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More Than 323,000 Sign Up For Michigan Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Snyder says the effort will give residents “health care coverage they need to lead healthy, productive lives.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2014

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Audit: Michigan Improperly Spent $160M On Medicaid

Auditors warn that Michigan could be forced to repay nearly $97 million to the U.S. government.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2014

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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