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Bill Forces Disclosure Of Law’s Effect On Premiums

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2013

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Mich. Asks Feds For Medicaid Expansion Approval

Michigan’s Medicaid expansion plan needs approval because it differs from the basic option offered to states under the federal health care law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2013

Protesters rally against the delay of Medicaid aid in Michigan. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Medicaid Delayed Is Medicaid Denied Say Protesters In Detroit

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013

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Mich. Extends Dental Care To 70,000 Kids

About half of Michigan’s Medicaid-eligible children now qualify for dental coverage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013

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Doctor, 3 Others Charged In Alleged Medicaid Fraud Scheme

Dr. Sandra Schiff of West Bloomfield is among those accused of forging patient records and falsifying reports.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

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Mich.’s New Era Of Health Insurance Starts In Days

All told, roughly 450,000 more residents could have insurance in 2014.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2013

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Michigan Matters: The Healthcare Act and You

This week Michigan Matters features an encore airing of the “Eye on the Future” special about the Affordable Care Act called “The Health Care Act and You.”

CBS 62–09/20/2013

Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer (D-East Lansing). (Credit/Whitmer)

Whitmer: Delay In Medicaid Expansion Costly For State Of Michigan

Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer says for some, expanding Medicaid is a matter of life and death.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2013

Gov. Rick Snyder speaks before signing the Healthy Michigan legislation in Dearborn. (credit: Michigan.gov)

Gov. Snyder Signs Medicaid Expansion Bill

Snyder has signed legislation that will make more low-income adults eligible for health insurance through the federal health care law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2013

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Mich. Lawmakers Give Final OK To Expand Medicaid

The GOP-led House approved expanding the government health insurance program to nearly a half-million Michigan residents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2013

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