Michigan To Reward Medicaid Enrollees Who Take ‘Personal Responsibility’

Kaiser Health News staff writer Phil Galewitz, working in partnership with USA Today, reports: “Delayed by state lawmakers, Michigan did not expand Medicaid until the day after the federal online insurance exchange closed March 31 – a move advocates feared would undermine sign-ups. Turns out, enrollment is exceeding expectations, which has pleased officials who seek to make the state among the first in the nation to add a heavy dose of 'personal responsibility' to the federal-state entitlement program” (Galewitz, 6.11). Read the story.

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