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Michigan Debates Primary Care

By Michigan state senator Patrick Colbert In March of 2014, Michigan will join 25 other states in the implementation of the Medicaid Expansion component of Obamacare. Supporters of this expansion maintain that it will expand coverage, save the state money, and address uncompensated care at hospitals which drives up insurance costs for everyone in our […]

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Michigan Proposes Legislation to Support Direct Primary Care

Senate Bills 459 and 460: Alternative to federal health care law Medicaid expansion (and more) Introduced by Sen. Patrick Colbeck (R), to revise state insurance regulations to facilitate “direct primary care” arrangements, potentially as an alternative to mandated conventional insurance under the federal health care law. The bill would also authorize the use of private […]

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