A package of bills under consideration by the state Senate Finance, Insurance and Consumer Protection Committee could create an independent board to review prescription drug costs with the aim of lowering prices for Michiganders.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will call on state lawmakers this week to pass legislation proactively protecting key provisions in the Affordable Care Act, including no-cost preventive services, as the nation's health law continues to face legal challenges in federal court.
Legislation introduced this year in Michigan would require health insurance plans to cover all “medically necessary” mental health treatment—including for substance use disorders. And a new poll suggests most Michiganders agree with the policy.
Major changes in Michigan's car insurance system don't apply to people who were catastrophically injured before a 2019 law kicked in, the state Supreme Court said Monday in a decision that delivers critical relief to thousands of people counting on long-term benefits.