MDHHS Improves Medicaid Enrollees’ Access To Flu VaccineThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced several new strategies Thursday to increase access to the influenza vaccine during flu season. The changes make it easier for Medicaid beneficiaries to get flu vaccines.
AG Nessel Warns Of Scammers Trying To Get Medicaid, Medicare NumbersAnyone who receives a phone call they suspect to be a scam should hang up the phone.
Whitmer Administration Expands Telemedicine, Urges President Trump To Permit ACA Special Enrollment Period During COVID-19Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday that her administration will expand access to telemedicine for Michiganders by immediately allowing Medicaid beneficiaries to receive services in their home.
Whitmer: Michigan Medicaid Program Will Waive Copays, Cost-Sharing For Coronavirus Testing, Health CareA number of insurers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Blue Care Network of Michigan, Priority Health, CVS Health, McLaren, and Meridian also announced they will fully cover the cost of medically-necessary COVID-19 tests for members.
Whitmer: Delaying Medicaid Work Rules Avoids Wasting MoneyGov. Gretchen Whitmer says delaying implementation of work requirements for enrollees in Michigan’s Medicaid expansion program would prevent the state from potentially wasting at least $1 million.
Lawsuit Challenges Medicaid Work Requirements In MichiganFour enrollees in Michigan’s Medicaid expansion program filed a lawsuit Friday challenging work requirements that are set to take effect in January, arguing that the Trump administration lacked the authority to approve the rules that undermine the Affordable Care Act.
Michigan Legislature OKs Changes To Medicaid Reporting RulesA bill has been approved by Michigan's Legislature that would exempt some Medicaid recipients from having to meet monthly reporting rules if the state can verify their compliance with work requirements through other data.
Whitmer Seeks To Change Michigan's Medicaid Work RulesGov. Gretchen Whitmer plans to seek changes to Michigan's Medicaid work requirements before they take effect, saying the "onerous" rules could lead to recipients losing coverage.
Family Warns Others That Medicaid Can Take Your HouseA Kansas family is warning others that Medicaid can take your house.
Governor Rick Snyder Signs Law Creating Medicaid Work RequirementWork or education will be required for many Michigan residents receiving Medicaid health coverage.
Medicaid Work Requirement Bill Sent To Michigan GovernorThe Republican-led Michigan Legislature on Thursday gave final approval to a bill requiring able-bodied adults in the state's Medicaid expansion program to meet work or job-related requirements.
Revised Medicaid work requirement bill moves in MichiganMore than 500,000 able-bodied, non-elderly adults in Michigan's Medicaid expansion program would have to work or meet related requirements to keep qualifying for government health insurance under a revised bill that cleared a major legislative hurdle on Wednesday and is expected to become law.
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.