The package of bills would have changed how Michigan raises funds to match federal dollars for Medicaid. Also, a look at how California’s Medicaid program can make it difficult for patients with mental health issues to get adequate care.

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Snyder Vetoes Health Funding Tax Reforms
Gov. Rick Snyder has vetoed a package of bills Thursday that would have overhauled how health insurers are taxed and shifted how the state’s health care program for low-income individuals is funded. The legislation would have ended a tax on health insurance claims assessments 18 months earlier than the tax’s termination planned under a measure the Legislature passed earlier this year. Snyder said in a statement that helped prompt the veto. (Gerstein, 10/27)

Gov. Snyder Vetoes Bills On Medicaid Matching Dollars
Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday vetoed a package of bills that aimed to end the state’s Health Insurance Claims Assessment and …
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Michigan Governor Vetoes Bills Designed To Repair Flaws In State’s Medicaid Funding