There is a great debate in Michigan and in other states around the nation on the topic of Medicaid Expansion. Like most of you reading this, I desire to find ways of providing access to quality, affordable healthcare for more Americans. But I wonder, is expanding Medicaid the best way to do this? What if you could provide access to affordable quality care to more individuals without expanding Medicaid? After extensive research, I have come to see that there are other, more sound…Continue
Added by Patrick Colbeck on June 21, 2013 at 2:57pm — No Comments
During our 11/19/12 RWU meeting, I was asked to share Snyder's position on Medicaid expansion with you. I was not able to answer during the meeting, but my chief of staff did some research on the subject. Here is his position:
Michigan: Gov. Rick Snyder (R) on Aug. 3 told the Associated Press that he had not decided whether to opt out of the Medicaid expansion. He said he is weighing many factors in his decision, but said he thought the state could save money if it decides to…Continue
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Added by Patrick Colbeck on December 22, 2009 at 8:03am — No Comments