Michigan Medicaid expansion update

ShannonSaksewskiShannonSaksewski Posts: 312Administrator admin
Here's a hot-off-the-press update regarding Medicaid expansion in Michigan:

Yesterday (7/30/13), this article was published in the Detroit News, which states: "A Senate committee is likely to vote on a Medicaid expansion bill Wednesday, after it was re-written by a Senate work group since passing in the House in June."

Today (7/31/13), MLive provided this update:

"Legislation expanding government health insurance coverage to hundreds of thousands of low-income adults in Michigan has moved forward in the state Senate.

A Senate committee on Wednesday approved a revised bill more than a month after the Republican-led chamber refused to vote at the request of Republican Gov. Rick Snyder. The panel also approved two alternative plans backed by conservative senators.

It remains unclear how the full Senate will react when asked to vote on Medicaid expansion at the end of August."
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