Unemployment Exemption Gone From Medicaid BillThe sponsor of proposed Medicaid work requirements said Monday that lawmakers are removing a provision to exempt recipients who live in Michigan counties with high unemployment, saying it would have been too difficult to administer and denying allegations of racism.
Michigan May Be Next To Set Medicaid Work, Training RulesFour years after agreeing to expand Medicaid to cover more low-income adults, Michigan Republicans want an estimated 350,000 enrollees who are not working to get a job — or, at the very least, to start preparing to enter the labor force.
Renovations Begin on Affordable Senior Housing in DetroitRenovations are starting on two landmark downtown Detroit buildings that are home to a number of senior citizens.
Michigan Senate: Medicaid Recipients Must Find WorkSome Michigan able-bodied Medicaid recipients may soon lose their health insurance if lawmakers approve a proposal requiring them to prove they work or are training to work for at least 29 hours a week.
Michigan Senate panel OKs work requirement for MedicaidAble-bodied adults would have to complete an average of 29 hours per week of work, job training or schooling to qualify for Medicaid under a bill that cleared a Michigan legislative committee Wednesday, months after the Trump administration announced it would permit such requirements.
Michigan Easing Access To Medicaid Hepatitis C TreatmentNearly 12,000 Michigan residents had chronic hepatitis C in 2016.
Snyder Vetoes Medicaid Tax Change, Cites Budget ImplicationsIt's the latest twist in wrangling even among Republicans over how to help fund the government health insurance program.
Michigan Gets $17.2M From Settlement In Drug Discount Case“Gaming the system of drug pricing doesn’t work for Michigan taxpayers who paid more than needed to support the Medicaid program,."
Mental Health CEO Who Hired Fortuneteller Gets PrisonThe head of a southwestern Michigan mental health agency has learned his future: at least 32 months in prison for using public money to hire a fortuneteller.
Bill Continues Michigan Health Insurance Tax Until 2025If the tax is not extended, Medicaid spending could be cut by roughly $1 billion annually.
AG: Detroit Area Doctor Wrote Prescriptions In Exchange For SexDr. Ronald Verbovsky -- who practiced in Sterling Heights and Detroit -- was sentenced to a maximum of 20 years.
Michigan Submits Waiver To Continue Medicaid ExpansionThe state law establishing the Healthy Michigan program requires the waiver's OK by year's end or else the Medicaid expansion will end.

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