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Michigan state health insurance exchange
The first comprehensive enrollment report released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shows that 44,025 Michigan residents applied for coverage between Oct. 1 and Nov. 2. About 1,330 have selected a private health insurance plan. Enrollment is expected to increase rapidly as the Dec. 23 deadline to purchase coverage for Jan. 1 […]
December 6, 2013
Detroit Free Press — Michigan plans to expand Medicaid. However, given provisions of the state legislation authorizing the expansion and the need for federal approval, the program may not go into effect until mid-March or later. That means some residents may forego buying private insurance through the marketplace, and then learn next year that they […]
December 2, 2013
Detroit Free Press — An HHS report favorably compares Michigan’s health insurance market to other federally facilitated exchanges. Michigan has 13 participating insurers, compared to the national average of eight, and lower than average premiums in three of the four “metal” tiers.
September 25, 2013
Crain’s Detroit Business — Insurers are waiting until the marketplace begins operating on Oct. 1 to begin a big push to reach Michigan’s uninsured population. A study by the Commonwealth Fund says less than 30 percent of young adults are aware of the marketplace or the enrollment period.
September 15, 2013