Medicaid

6:40 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Website Problems Delay Medicaid Applications in Michigan

Lead in text: 
Department of Community Health plans to contact people who may be eligible for Medicaid
LANSING, MI -- The Michigan Department of Community Health is asking tens of thousands of low-income residents to reapply for Medicaid coverage after they tried to sign up through the Affordable Care Act website over the past five months.
12:26 pm
Sun March 2, 2014

South Haven Hospital Will no Longer Deliver Babies

Lead in text: 
Hospital makes decision in light of declining percentage of child-bearing females using their service
SOUTH HAVEN - Affordable Care Act effects and federal budget cuts are hitting close to home for South Haven Health System. The hospital announced Friday it will no longer offer obstetric services. The move is expected to save the hospital $1 million annually, and 19 jobs will be eliminated.
11:41 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Michigan to Start Medicaid Expansion in April

Lead in text: 
Medicaid expansion as part of the federal Affordable Care Act was approved last year in Michigan
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
LANSING, MI -- The 300,000 to 500,000 Michigan residents eligible to obtain health insurance under the federal expansion of Medicaid may have to wait a little longer to get coverage. Michigan officials are backing off previous indications that Healthy Michigan, the Medicaid expansion plan that is part of the Affordable Care Act, will be in place and providing coverage by April 1.
2014 election
9:09 pm
Sun September 29, 2013

Pscholka faces primary challenge over vote for Medicaid expansion

Al Pscholka - official photo
Credit Michigan House website

Retired nurse Cindy Duran plans to challenge State Representative Al Pscholka in the state House district that runs along Lake Michigan in Berrien County. 

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Health Care
7:24 am
Wed September 11, 2013

WestSouthwest: Preparing for the Affordable Care Act

Laura Miller of New Hampshire hopes to purchase insurance through a health care exchange
Credit The Associated Press

Interview with Erin Knott

The group Enroll America wants people to be aware that changes are coming October first. 

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