Stories tagged: "Medicare"


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1 in 4 Rural Michigan Hospitals Is in Danger of Closing, Even During a Pandemic. Here’s Why.

Overburdened and underfunded, Michigan’s rural hospitals are in need of life support to continue serving a large swath of the state’s families. 

Many of Michigan's elderly nursing home residents cannot accept visitors. Photo via Shutterstock.
Trump’s Payroll Tax Stunt Is Part of a Long-Term GOP Plan: Ending Social Security and Medicare

With over a million Michigan residents collecting Social Security, the proposed payroll tax cut from the Trump administration could devastate the finances of older Michiganders.

At Tuesday night's debate in Cleveland, Ohio, President Trump lied about the nature of sensitivity training and refused to condemn white supremacist groups.
Joe Biden Has Released His Healthcare Plan. Here’s What It Means for You.

The Democratic contender promises that as president he will work to protect and build on the Affordable Care Act.

In a June 23, 2015, file photo, traffic heads north along the Lodge freeway in Detroit. Michigan drivers will have choices to make when they renew or buy a new auto insurance policy under a law taking effect Thursday, July 2, 2020. Motorist can buy unlimited personal injury protection, but it will no longer be mandatory. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Unlimited Medical Coverage Has Been Mandatory for Michigan Drivers Since 1973. Not Anymore.

A new law means Michiganders renewing or buying car insurance will weigh their risk tolerance against their desire for savings.

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The Alarming Reality of America’s Elder Care Crisis

Many people believe Medicare will cover long-term care costs, such as fees associated with going into a nursing home. It doesn't.