Medicaid

Health Department Offers Help For Kids with Chronic Conditions
The Calhoun County Health Department wants to let local families know about a resource that can help children with certain chronic conditions.
The CCHD says that the Children’s Special Health Care Services is a program that helps cover co-pays and deductibles for those with private in…
Michigan, Medicaid and the Lottery
The Republicans in Washington D.C. might just look to no other than Michigan for inspiration concerning Medicaid and lottery winners.
According to the Detroit News, Michigan Congressman Fred Upton (R-St Joseph) has sponsored a bill that will look a lot like what the State of Michigan passed in 2012..…
Bronson Battle Creek Faces Penalty For Rate Of Patient Injuries
Almost 800 hospitals nationwide are being penalized for being vectors of hospital acquired infection, including one here in Battle Creek.
According to data released Wednesday by the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services, Bronson Battle Creek was on the list, as were 26 other Michigan hospita…
Michigan Medicaid Expansion Paid with Gas Tax Funds
The Michigan Capitol Confidential News Site is reporting that Governor Snyder’s proposed budget will use tax dollars which were freed up in the General fund when the legislature agreed on a new infrastructure bill, to fund the expanded Obamacare Medicaid program...
Michigan’s Expanded Medicaid in Jeopardy
Apparently like other states Michigan’s expanded Medicaid is in trouble.
According to reporting in the Michigan Capitol Confidential the Medicaid expansion approved in 2013 by our legislature may be coming to its end of life as it currently exist...
Wal-Mart Gift Card is ‘Healthy Behavior’ Incentive for Medicaid?
When Michigan’s Legislature passed a bill to expand Medicaid in Michigan in 2013, due to the Affordable Care Act aka SCOTUSCARE, they put in that bill a sweetener.
According to an article in the Michigan Capitol Confidential, the bill contained a section “requiring hospitals that were contracted by t…