Michigan becomes battleground over Affordable Care Act

5:15 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Michigan becomes battleground over Affordable Care Act

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Debates over Medicaid expansion, health insurance exchange, intensify state battle over "Obamacare"
As the nation approaches a milestone under Obamacare this October, Michigan is emerging as one of 10 states considered key for the law's success nationwide. Oct. 1 marks "Opening Day" of a key component of the Affordable Care Act - health insurance exchanges, which are Internet-based marketplaces where consumers can price-shop for low-cost health insurance.