An opinion piece by Jeff Barrus: …Since my diagnosis, my greatest fear has been losing my insurance. Under the old system, before the passage of the Affordable Care Act, or ‘Obamacare,’ the law held that insurers could not deny you coverage based on a pre-existing condition if you went without health insurance for less thanContinue reading OPINION: Donald Trump and the GOP Want Me to Lose My Health Insurance
From the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services: “Since 2010, Michiganders have saved an average of $2,600 from slower growth in employer premiums…”
MichUHCAN supports the initiative of ABIM and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s mission to limit waste in the health care system, as well as reduce the risks associated with unnecessary procedures: Read More Here: The Choosing Wisely® campaign, an initiative by the ABIM Foundation and its partner Consumer Reports, was created to help reduce the overuseContinue reading Choosing Wisely: How the 5 Questions Can Help You
As elected officials debate how to handle the most recent public health crisis in Detroit with water shut offs, MICHUHCAN, a non-profit education and advocacy organization on health issues, strongly urges these officials to step back from the usual, short term “band-aid” approaches and look to developing water policies that reflect the actual capacities ofContinue reading Water Policy is Health Policy in Detroit
Congress has undertaken an enormous challenge in redesigning the Affordable Care Act. Whatever its objectives, we ask you, a member of Congress elected by Michiganders whose life and well- being are at stake, “What kind of society do you want?” Do you want a society of privilege in which health and human services are providedContinue reading From the Director’s Desk: Our Letter to Congressional Leadership on ACA’s Repeal
MichUHCAN Opposes the Nomination of Rep. Tom Price for Secretary of Health and Human Services, as well as, the Repeal of Obamacare!Continue reading Join Us in the Fight for Health Care! Sign Our Petition TODAY!