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First Hurdle Cleared As Mich. Senate Approves Medicaid Expansion To Low-Income Adults

The vote clears a big hurdle for implementing a key but optional component of the federal health care law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2013


CNSI To Develop First Medicaid System On Cloud In Partnership With Michigan, Illinois

Michigan is a partner with the Maryland government IT provider CNSI in a new platform to use cloud computing in the Medicaid insurance market.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2013

Protesters outside a hotel where the governor was attending the Macomb County Lincoln Day dinner. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Protesters Gather As Governor Pushes Expanded Medicaid Program

Governor Snyder has been pushing to expand Medicaid and Monday about 40 people protested outside a hotel where the governor was attending the Macomb County Lincoln Day dinner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.


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Michigan Senate Eyes August Medicaid Vote

Michigan’s GOP Senate leader says he’s tentatively planning to hold a vote in late August on Medicaid expansion legislation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2013

Gov. Snyder in the WWJ 950 studio. (credit: Aaron Gonzalez/WWJ)

Snyder In Medicaid Push: ‘We Have A Broken System’

Speaking live on WWJ, the governor says it’s time to put emotions aside and work together toward a health care solution.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2013

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Free Clinics Can’t Handle Detroit’s 200K Uninsured

Sister Mary Ellen Howard, with Cabrini Clinic in Detroit, says there are about 200,000 people in Detroit who are uninsured.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2013

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Snyder Pushes For Medicaid Expansion; Answers Questions LIVE On WWJ 950

Use the hashtag #askgov to get into the conversation on Twitter and Facebook.

CBS Detroit–07/01/2013


5 Mich. Issues In Doubt Besides Medicaid Expansion

The Rick Snyder v. Senate Republicans showdown over Medicaid expansion is overshadowing the fact that other big bills went unresolved before lawmakers adjourned for at least two months.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2013

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Medicaid Vote Complicated By Mich. Capitol Work

The Senate and House chambers are likely out of commission for at least two months as new carpet is installed and technology is upgraded.