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Bill Schuette Talks State Government

‘The growth is in states that have lower taxes and fewer regulations’

… work requirement for Medicaid for able-bodied adults … clear and vibrant and expansive. That is about entrepreneurism, … more

Auto Insurance Reform for Seniors, Repeal Prevailing Wage, Medicaid Work

June 8, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

… requirement on able-bodied Medicaid recipients: Passed … individuals enrolled in the Medicaid expansion authorized by the … requirement on able-bodied Medicaid recipients: Passed … more

Lawmakers Repeal Prevailing Wage and Pass Work Requirements for Able-Bodied Medicaid Population

Repeal of union wage mandates and application of Medicaid work requirements will benefit taxpayers and Michigan’s economy

… enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program. Both reforms … “Healthy Michigan” Medicaid-expansion program. Individuals … that we remember why Medicaid was established in the … more

Michigan Economy Rebounds, But Medicaid Enrollment Soars

Republicans drove increase in Medicaid spending while food stamps decline

… either food stamps or Medicaid assistance increased … Obamacare Medicaid expansion championed by Gov. … the number collecting Medicaid benefits. The number … traditional (1.8 million) or expansion (698,733) Medicaid … more

Sponsor Of Medicaid Work Requirements: They’re The ‘Right Thing To Do’

Able-bodied beneficiaries would have to get a job, get training, go to school or do community service

… condition of getting Medicaid health benefits. These … Michigan’s acceptance of the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable … Obamacare Medicaid expansion also required the … more

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
State Budget

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