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Experts: Medicaid work requirement tweaks unlikely to stop many from losing...

Bipartisan legislation introduced this week would tweak the reporting requirements for Michigan’s controversial Medicaid work requirements law. Senate Bill 362 is sponsored by state...
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Top Medicaid doctor denies allegations of wrongdoing

Michigan’s Medicaid chief is denying allegations of wrongdoing in a response to a state administrative complaint that alleged he violated his medical duties by...

U.S. House panel hears bill to stop deep cuts to Michigan...

A U.S. House subcommittee met Tuesday to discuss a bill that could prevent massive cuts to a crucial Medicaid program in Michigan. House Resolution 3022,...

Nessel: SCOTUS could overturn same-sex marriage, birth control decisions

Attorney General Dana Nessel gave her blunt assessment at a Planned Parenthood forum in April when she declared she believes Roe v. Wade will...

Health groups ‘disappointed’ with e-cig bill signed by gov.

In an effort to curb what she deems a “public health crisis,” Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation that makes it formally illegal to...

FDA finds high PFAS levels in grocery store meat, seafood

The Food and Drug Administration found high levels of a toxic class of “forever chemicals” in some grocery store meat, seafood and other food...

Snyder’s cell phone, iPad seized amid Flint water crisis investigation

Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office obtained and used search warrants to seize mobile devices used by GOP former Gov. Rick Snyder related to the...

Whitmer talks workers’ rights, as GOP Legislature shows no sign of...

Before last year’s manic Lame Duck period which saw a number of socially conservative and GOP power grab bills fly to then-Gov. Rick Snyder’s...
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State Medicaid chief put on paid leave after alleged overprescription, negligence

Michigan’s Medicaid chief has been placed on paid administrative leave pending a formal state complaint, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) confirmed Friday. Dr....
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Gaba: More unknowns than knowns as Michigan enters brave new world...

Charles Gaba knows his way around an insurance market. A metro Detroit web developer who made a national name for himself in the early...

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