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As we head into the month of November, there are more than 400,000 reasons to give thanks.
That’s how many previously uninsured or underinsured people in Michigan are now able to access healthcare thanks to the Healthy Michigan Plan.
The plan passed the Michigan Legislature last year with bipartisan support as part of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. About half the states have taken this step to improve the health of their citizens.
The League was part of a strong, diverse coalition that supported the expansion. Those efforts are now bearing an amazing amount of fruit. (more…)