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…”
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
I watched yesterday’s vote in the Senate to move forward with debates on the repeal and replace of the ACA with frustration, anger and sadness. How could so many caring, intelligent people vote to discuss legislation that could throw so many millions of our citizens off Medicaid, raise premiums/deductibles, undermine the ACA protections for coverageContinue reading Director’s Desk: WHAT’S NEXT FOR HEALTHCARE??
In solidarity with Trump resisters nationwide, we’re sharing a lovely poem by longtime MichUHCAN supporter Paul Felton: There is no need for me to fudge it This is a plain immoral budget With cuts that harm many folks’ health While the most wealthy gain more wealth The cruel decisions have been made To kick peopleContinue reading Budget Poem