medicaid expansion

1:10 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Start Date for Medicaid Expansion in Michigan Still Unclear

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Community Health Director says sign up won't start until program and technology are in place
Michigan stands alone in that its legislature decided late last year to expand Medicaid, but delayed the start until spring.
3:28 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Michigan Medicaid expansion becomes law

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Gov. Snyder signed the legislation in a ceremony Monday.
Dearborn - Governor Rick Snyder is expected to sign legislation Monday morning which would make Michigan the 25th state to join the Medicaid expansion under Obamacare. By signing the bill, the governor would add more than 470,000 Michiganians to the Medicaid rolls.
2:00 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Michigan Medicaid expansion won't take effect until spring

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Senate approved bill last week, but without enough votes for "immediate effect"
LANSING, MI -- The Michigan Senate on Tuesday failed to reconsider Gov. Rick Snyder's preferred timeline for implementation of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as "Obamacare." The decision could cost Michigan up to $7 million a day in federal funding that will be available beginning January 1, Department of Community Health Director Jim Haveman said last week.
7:27 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Michigan Senate passes Medicaid expansion

Gov. Rick Snyder, center, joins Detroit hospital officials on July 1, 2013, to discuss the Healthy Michigan plan.
Credit Carlos Osorio / AP Photo

The State Senate narrowly approved expansion of Medicaid coverage Tuesday. The Gongwer News Service says the final vote of 20-to-18 followed a one-vote rejection of the plan earlier in the day.

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5:15 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Medicaid expansion rejected in Senate

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The measure was voted down 29-9.
Lansing - The Senate gallery erupted in raucous chants from supporters of Medicaid expansion Tuesday afternoon as Republican senators, who may vote on the issue later in the day, broke for yet another round of deliberations on the divisive issue.