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As Medicaid Costs Skyrocket, States Have a New Opportunity to Innovate

New guidance on work requirements indicates potential for reforms

States have seen Medicaid costs skyrocket over … Michigan’s rising Medicaid expansion costs, which will … from the Center for Medicaid Services, which last … Michigan’s Medicaid expansion under the Affordable … more

Michigan Legislature’s 10 Most Revealing Votes of 2017

Which side were your lawmakers on?

… accept the Obamacare Medicaid expansion. That move brought … more

Half Of Able-Bodied Michigan Medicaid Expansion Enrollees Don’t Work

More than 600,000 enrolled, while total state unemployment down to just 218,000

… accept the Obamacare Medicaid expansion in 2013, it was estimated … level would enroll in Medicaid. The actual number turned … able-bodied Medicaid expansion population do not … more

Dog-Fight Dogs, Obamacare, Financial Exploitation, Multi-Lingual State Websites

August 18, 2017 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

… enrollment in Obamacare Medicaid expansion Introduced … enrollment in the state Medicaid expansion authorized by the … more

Pension Reform, Electronic Vehicle Registration, Decriminalize Idling in Driveway

June 16, 2017 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

… addiction treatment in Medicaid benefits: Passed 105 … process to restrict expansive court cost levies: … welfare system, including Medicaid. Who Voted "Yes" … more

Michigan Medicaid Patient Can't Find Care, So She Pays For Innovative Alternative

Direct Primary Care: 'You pay a flat fee ... and it's amazing'

When Michigan expanded Medicaid in 2013, one person … state's version of the Medicaid expansion component of the … included under a state Medicaid managed care contract … more

The Hypocrisy of 'Public' Education Rhetoric

What’s being protected here: The Constitution or union dues?

… health care vouchers (Medicaid) and food vouchers (Bridge … broadly support both Medicaid expansion and federal food aid expansion, without constitutional … more

Obamacare in Michigan: 32 Percent More Than Projected Take Medicaid Expansion

State’s free ride about to end on free coverage for able-bodied adults

… adoption of the Obamacare Medicaid expansion could cost state … Michigan’s share of the Medicaid expansion costs are … have enrolled for the expansion here as of October … more

State Health Policy Toolkit

10 reforms state lawmakers can implement now

… repealed. 3. Verifying Medicaid Eligibility Problem: The number of Medicaid enrollees is skyrocketing, … Unwind the Medicaid Expansion Problem: … rate. The Medicaid expansion did not increase … more

The Most Important State Election This November: Michigan's Next House Speaker

Three representatives face off for the top spot

… accepting the Obamacare Medicaid expansion (VerHeulen and … government programs like Medicaid and Medicare.” VerHeulen … more

Michigan Budget on Course for $7 Billion Rise Under Republicans

From $47.6 billion in 2011 to $55 billion

… under the Obamacare Medicaid expansion. When federal … more

Hohman in LSJ: Road Tax Hike to Fund Medicaid Expansion

… pay for the state’s Medicaid expansion, Mackinac Center’s … pay for Michigan’s Medicaid expansion and increases in … more

Legislation Would Prevent State From Advertising to Get More People on Medicaid

Program expanded 30 percent beyond projections

… adoption of the Obamacare Medicaid expansion. During the expansion debate in 2013, it … more

Governor’s Budget Pays for Medicaid Expansion with a Gas Tax

Michigan's revenue growth is set to continue

… pay for the state’s Medicaid expansion. Normally, roads … budget: the state’s Medicaid program. The state … this increase and the expansion of other services, … more

Legislature Hoping for Improbable Federal Rescue of Medicaid Expansion

Without waiver, it's back to the drawing board

The Obamacare Medicaid expansion approved by the Michigan … Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services grants Michigan … 600,000 people the expansion added to the state’s … more

Bill Would Ban Advertising to Get More People on Medicaid

State Senator: This 'just encourages more people to become dependent on government'

… adoption of the Obamacare Medicaid expansion. The current … annually to promote the Medicaid expansion to potential enrollees. … more

Michigan’s Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

Incentives gone awry

… passed a bill expanding Medicaid, a core component of … hubbub surrounding the expansion bill was a section … care services under Medicaid to offer “healthy behavior” … critic of Medicaid expansion in the state Senate. … more

Politicians Misrepresent Road Funding Bills to Promote Tax Hike

Slower spending growth is not a 'cut'

… the Obamacare-driven expansion of Medicaid will mean some increased … more

Obamacare Exchange: Michigan Dodged a Bullet

… votes, which is how Medicaid expansion became law the following … more