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Healthy Michigan Plan Opens for Enrollment April 1

Reprinted from an email announcement received from MDCH Director James Haveman on March 20, 2014       Read the full press release As important partners in our health efforts, I am pleased to share with you that starting April 1, Michigan will begin accepting applications for the Healthy Michigan Plan online, by phone, or

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WHI February 2014 Newsletter

The February 2014 WHI newsletter was published on February 25. You can sign up online to receive future newsletters! Download a .pdf    

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WHI Community Outreach & Education Program

“Through the Washtenaw Health initiative Education and Outreach Program, we have touched the lives of nearly 400 low-income and minority individuals in Washtenaw and Livingston counties by informing them of their insurance options under the Affordable Care Act” says Olivia Alford, at graduate student at the University of Michigan School of Public Health (SPH) and

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WHI Member Dr. Bonita Neighbors Receives MLK Award for Servant Leadership

Since 1987, the Church of the Good Shepard has been handing out an annual Award for Servant Leadership in Building a Beloved Community. The 2014 award went to WHI member Dr. Bonita Neighbors for her work at the Community Dental Center in Ann Arbor. Dr. Neighbors delivered a sermon to congregants to accept the award

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WHI Partnership with U-M Health Policy Student Association Wins MLK Day Award

The Washtenaw Health Initiative has partnered with University of Michigan (U-M) student group, the Health Policy Student Association (HPSA), to conduct outreach, education, and referrals for enrollment in the Washtenaw County area. In October and November 2013, more than 70 volunteers were trained in the basics of the Affordable Care Act and the new health insurance

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WHI November 2013 Newsletter

The November 2013 WHI newsletter was published on November 26. You can sign up online to receive future newsletters! Download a .pdf 

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WHI October 2013 Newsletter

The October 2013 WHI newsletter was published on October 29. You can sign up online to receive future newsletters! Download a .pdf   

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WHI September 2013 Newsletter

The September 2013 WHI newsletter was published on September 24. You can sign up online to receive future newsletters! Download a .pdf  

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Medicaid Expansion Bill Heads to Governor Snyder

Medicaid Expansion Bill Heads to Governor Snyder The Michigan House voted (75-32) today to concur with the changes the Senate made to HB4714 to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. The Senate sent the bill to the House without immediate effect. Thus, the legislation is on its way to Governor Snyder’s desk without immediate

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WHI August 2013 Newsletter

The August 2013 WHI newsletter was published on August 28. You can sign up online to receive future newsletters! Download a .pdf    

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