Michigan health care reform

12:00 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Number of people with employee-based health coverage drops in Michigan

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Nearly 1.6-million state residents lost employer-sponsored coverage between 2000 and 2011. More than any other state.
  • Source: Bridgemi
  • | Via: Center for Michigan
The huge increase in the number of Michigan residents who have lost health insurance through their employers is mainly a result of the state's dramatic job loss, particularly in the auto industry, which has traditionally offered excellent benefits.
7:56 am
Mon January 21, 2013

Snyder hopes for quick action on Blue Cross bills

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Questions raised over premiums for seniors and competition among insurers.
Lansing - Gov. Rick Snyder wants the Legislature to quickly pass Blue Cross Blue Shield reforms, but some critics are demanding a second look that might delay passage and keep the Blues from offering low-cost insurance under the federal health care act. The Legislature approved a two-bill package in late December.