Estimates are that more than 400,000 people statewide will be eligible, including 12,000 to 15,000 in Kalamazoo County

Details are still being worked out on incentives designed to provide individual responsibility to health care expansion

Eventually the expansion is expected to cover 470,000 people

Department of Community Health plans to contact people who may be eligible for Medicaid

Hospital makes decision in light of declining percentage of child-bearing females using their service