Items Tagged with 'Medicaid'


270,000 Medicaid recipients may be subject to work rule

September 19, 2019
LANSING — Michigan officials said more than 270,000 enrollees in the state's Medicaid expansion program may have to meet work or related requirements to keep qualifying for their government insurance coverage. Read More

Court ruling puts Medicaid work requirements in peril

Judge calls similar laws in other states 'arbitrary and capricious.'

A U.S. district judge’s ruling that work requirements for Medicaid recipients should not have been approved in Kentucky and Arkansas could lead to a similar ruling in Michigan, according to critics of the requirements lawmakers approved last year. Read More

Feds approve Medicaid work requirements for Michigan

December 27, 2018
LANSING — The Trump administration has approved Michigan's plan to add work requirements to its Medicaid expansion program. Read More

Study: Half of Michigan Medicaid expansion enrollees work

December 12, 2017
ANN ARBOR — A study released this month finds roughly half of those enrolled in Michigan's Medicaid program since its expansion have jobs and another quarter who are unemployed are likely to be in poor health, raising concerns about potential work requirements for enrollees. Read More

Feds step up fight against health care fraud

February 18, 2015
Wondering about the waste of your federal tax dollars? Read More

Health care rollout going smoothly

LANSING — In only three weeks, the state’s Medicaid expansion program that gives health coverage to low-income residents is almost halfway to its yearly signup goal. Read More

Michigan makes Medicaid expansion law

September 16, 2013
DEARBORN — Gov. Rick Snyder checked off one of the major priorities of his first term on Monday, signing into law a measure that will make hundreds of thousands of state residents eligible for Medicaid. Read More

GOP-led state Senate approves Medicaid expansion

August 28, 2013
LANSING — The state Senate narrowly voted Tuesday night to make more low-income adults eligible for Medicaid, a major step toward Michigan becoming the 24th state to accept a key component of the contentious federal health care law. Read More

Analysis: GOP inaction on Medicaid shows rift

June 24, 2013
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder's failure to persuade the GOP-led Senate to offer medical insurance to low-income adults lays bare the fundamental difference between his approach to the contentious federal health care law and that of many of his fellow Republicans. Read More

Priority Health gives Medicaid patients access to Metro Health

June 10, 2013
Priority Health has increased access to care for Medicaid members in a new relationship with Metro Health in the Grand Rapids area. Read More