Michigan health care reform

Michigan Catholic Conference among bill's supporters. Long list of health care groups oppose legislation

Medicaid expansion has been proposed by Governor Snyder, many conservative lawmakers remain skeptical.

Former Kalamazoo area State Representative Jack Hoogendyk leading effort against accepting a grant to set up a health care exchange.


Bridge Magazine has a look at several health care related issues. That includes the loss of employer-sponsored coverage for over one-million state residents in the span of a decade. Bridge Correspondent Rick Haglund spoke with WMUK's Gordon Evans about what the loss of job-related coverage means in the state. 

31% of Michigan residents were obese in 2011. That's expected to climb to nearly 60% by 2030.