Michigan Report for Friday, August 28, 2015

Healthy Michigan Waiver Request Set For Submission

The Department of Health and Human Services will formally request its next waiver to continue its operation of the Healthy Michigan Medicaid expansion plan on Tuesday, and few changes from the proposed waiver the state issued in May are expected.

The waiver is needed for the state to continue to enroll individuals with incomes up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level in Medicaid.


Medicaid Registration Snafu Has State Seeking People Who Received Treatment

A problem with the registration forms for the first individuals who signed up for the Healthy Michigan Medicaid expansion and some other recipients has the state looking for registrants who may be entitled to reimbursement for some treatments.


Cannon Goes From Top Recruit To Outsider In 1st Congressional Against Johnson

Usually the candidate with full backing of his party one election retains that if he or she runs again, but Jerry Cannon is now the outsider in the 1st U.S. House District with former Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lon Johnson joining the race.

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