The Senate Government Operations Committee will continue its discussion this week on whether or not Michigan should expand Medicaid as part of the President's health care law, a.k.a. ObamaCare.
The special House Committee on 'Common Core' will hold its second meeting this week on Wednesday, July 31st.
In an effort to gain support for expanding Medicaid as part of President Barack Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, Gov. Rick Snyder has traveled the state peddling promises. Looking at the experience of two states — Arizona and Maine — that voluntarily expanded their Medicaid programs long before President Obama took office, we can measure Snyder’s theories about how Medicaid expansion might work in Michigan against how it actually works in practice.
In a short, minutes-long meeting today, the Senate Government Operations Committee provided a non-update, update regarding the proceedings of the Medicaid workgroup headed by State Senator Roger Kahn (R-Saginaw Township).
The Kaiser Family Foundation has put together an interactive timeline designed to explain how and when the provisions of the Affordable Care Act will be implemented over the next several years.