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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...
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Medical care, cost shift concerns loom as gov. expected to sign...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is expected to take the opportunity at this week’s Mackinac Policy Conference to sign Michigan’s long-awaited no-fault reform bill as a...

Gordon deploys Obama admin. experience in tackling PFAS, Medicaid work requirements

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon has stepped into his role at a time when the department faces crucial...

Auto insurance reform passage shows bipartisanship isn’t just a buzzword —...

After decades of fits and starts, a bill overhauling Michigan’s one-of-a-kind no-fault auto insurance law is finally zooming to a governor’s desk. The Republican-led Michigan...
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Peters grills acting DHS secretary over child deaths at border

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) pointedly questioned acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan Thursday morning over the state of medical...

Julie Cassidy: Too many Detroiters still struggle, despite city’s progress

Ten years after the official end of the Great Recession, many Michigan families are still struggling as rising housing prices outpace post-recession income growth....

Nessel sues Trump admin. over religious exemptions, says America becoming a...

Attorney General Dana Nessel announced today that Michigan is joining a coalition of 22 other state and local governments suing the U.Ss. Department of...
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Pro-choice rally pushes back against abortion bans

Hundreds of activists chanted, danced and sang, “Hey-hey, ho-ho, abortion ban has got to go!” during a spirited rally held Tuesday evening on the...

New bill requires schools to post low vaccination rates on doors

After the recent measles outbreak in Michigan and across the country, state Rep. Brian Elder (D-Bay City) was talking with his wife, Susan, a...

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