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Medicaid Expansion Workgroup, Senate Summer Sessions

July 02, 2013 J

The Medicaid Expansion Workgroup, a.k.a. the Healthy Michigan Workgroup, will be meeting throughout the summer to discuss plans to expand Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also called ObamaCare.

Americans for Prosperity-Michigan has argued that the so-called reforms within HB 4714 are nothing more than window dressing and directly implement ObamaCare in Michigan. We question the ability of the Obama Administration to implement the law as can be seen recently with: 1) the delay of the employer mandate, 2) and the roll back of requirements for new exchanges to verify the income and health coverage status of people who apply for subsidized coverage. Click here to listen to our new radio ad, “Train Wreck.”

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The workgroup meets at 9:00 AM before the session as part of the Government Operations Committee.

The Senate is scheduled to meet as follows:

  • July 3rd – 10:00 AM
  • July 17th – 10:00 AM
  • July 31st – 10:00 AM
  • August 14th – 10:00 AM
  • August 27th – 12:00 PM
  • August 28th – 12:00 PM

The group is headed up by Senator Roger Kahn (R-Saginaw).  Senator Bruce Caswell (R-Hillsdale), Senator Dave Robertson (R-Grand Blanc), Senator John Pappageorge (R-Troy), Senator Jim Marleau (R-Lake Orion) and Senator Darwin Booher (R-Evart) round out the rest of the senators on the workgroup.

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