health insurance

3:09 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Some cancelled Michigan health insurance may be reinstated

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Many insurance companies cancelled policies that didn't meet new federal standards well before the January deadline, angering consumers and revving up criticism of the Affordable Care Act.
The head of Michigan's insurance department today said she will allow the state's insurers to reinstate canceled health care policies, essentially pushing forward President Barack Obama's peace offering to angry Americans who had been told they were losing coverage because of the Affordable Care Act. Insurers now must decide whether to take up the offer.
12:33 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Poll shows narrow opposition to ban on abortion insurance coverage

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Right to Life has submitted petition signatures for a voter-initiated law
Lansing A narrow majority of likely Michigan voters say they oppose efforts to require women to buy additional health insurance for abortion coverage, according to a statewide poll released Thursday.
1:04 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Census data shows more than half of Kalamazoo region's uninsured adults are employed

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More than 24,000 people in Kalamazoo, Van Buren and Allegan Counties are working and uninsured
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- There are 45,692 people in Kalamazoo, Allegan and Van Buren counties who currently lack health insurance, about 10 percent of the population, according to Census Bureau estimates released this week. Almost all are between the ages of 18 and 64, and a majority -- 57 percent -- are employed, the Census data shows.
6:29 am
Thu April 11, 2013

Workplace health care coverage drops in Michigan

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Decline comes from both large firms shedding jobs and smaller firms dropping coverage because of higher costs
Michiganders lost workplace health care coverage during the last decade at a greater rate than people in all but one other state, according to a report by one of the nation's largest health care research foundations.