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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

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

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

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

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

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

(Credit: CBS 62)

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

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