Michigan medicaid expansion

6:13 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Medicaid expansion major stumbling block in passing Michigan budget

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Governor Rick Snyder backs expansion which is allowed under federal Affordable Care Act
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
LANSING, MI -- Michigan lawmakers have worked quickly on budget bills for next fiscal year, with one notable exception: The Senate has yet to consider the Department of Community Health budget, which leaves open the question of whether the state will accept and appropriate federal funds to expand Medicaid, as proposed by Gov.
7:50 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Political battle over Medicaid expansion may cost Michigan hospitals

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Hospitals face cuts to Medicaid reimbursement under federal Affordable Care Act
Lansing - The outcome of a political battle over Gov. Rick Snyder's proposed Medicaid expansion could have serious consequences for Michigan hospitals, particularly the Detroit Medical Center. Snyder is among eight Republican governors to break with his party in support of the Medicaid expansion, which is part of Obamacare.
8:53 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

State House, Senate agree on education, hunting fees, not Medicaid

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Most budget bills passed along party lines in the Republican controlled House and Senate
LANSING - As the $50.9-billion state budget winds its way through the state Legislature, there are areas of agreement with Gov. Rick Snyder's spending plan and some big areas of contention. The House of Representatives approved the two omnibus budgets Wednesday: one covering all of the education-related fiscal plans, and the other dealing with the rest of the state government.