medicaid

Radio Made in Michigan
2:31 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Dispute continues over Medicaid expansion in Michigan

The Michigan House’s proposed budget does not include funding for Medicaid expansion.
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Michigan legislators and numerous stakeholders around the state continue to spar over whether to fund an expansion of Medicaid in Michigan.  

Supporters of expansion--which would happen as part of the federal Affordable Care Act--claim it’s fair to extend coverage to more low income residents and that it would be good for the economy.  Opponents say they fear the future costs of the move, and some resist anything connected with ‘Obamacare.’  

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NewsRoom
6:06 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

Snyder ready to negotiate with GOP on Medicaid

Governor Rick Snyder says he’s ready to negotiate with skeptical Republicans on expanding the state’s Medicaid program.

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NewsRoom
3:50 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

Snyder Still Confident Legislature Will Accept Medicaid Expansion

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A state House budget committee has rejected an expansion of Medicaid in Michigan.

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NewsRoom
6:31 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

State Could Lose $260 Million in Medicaid Funds with Tax Shortfall

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State funding for Medicaid could take a big hit this year.

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