• While President Donald Trump, Speaker Paul Ryan and the GOP majority failed to muster a vote on the legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, supporters have won a battle. But the war rages on.
     
    Trump now has an opportunity to exercise a presidential moment to work with Democrats and Republicans to repair the law in ways that help the American people and can win bipartisan support. Our government can positively or negatively affect millions of lives.
     
    Let us consider what’s at stake if cuts are made to Medicaid and Obamacare in Michigan, and more specifically in the tri-county region of Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties.
    Nearly 300,000 Healthy Michigan/Affordable Care Act enrollees (182,000 in Wayne, 55,000 in Oakland, and 44,000 in Macomb) in the metro region will lose access to health care by the year 2020 under the Republican plan.
     
  • Michigan Association of  Community Mental Health will be reviewing a range of media, governmental, and industry sources to track developments in Washington, DC related to changes to the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid and making resources from some of the best of them available to MACMHB members and partners. Those resources can be found at the link below:

  • On February 14, 2017, a webinar was held by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, in partnership with the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards.  Presenters included Dr. Debra Pinals, Medical Director of Behavioral Health and Forensics Programs, MDHHS; Nancy McDonald, Program Manager for Emergency Services and Corrections, Kalamazoo CMH & SAS, and; Judge Milton Mack, State Court Administrator, Wayne County Probate Court. Click  the link below to view the slides from that presentation.  The recorded webinar will be available in the near future.

    http://tinyurl.com/zgm2dd3

  • The Southwest Michigan Behavioral Health (SWMBH), the PIHP for the counties in the southwest portion of Michigan, recently developed a detailed, fact driven, analysis of the impact of the ACA, including the Healthy Michigan Plan, on behavioral healthcare in Michigan and the SWMBH region.  That analysis, in the form of slides, are located on the MACMHB webiste click on the link below:

    https://www.macmhb.org/sites/default/files/attachments/files/ACA%20Presentation%20-%20%202-1-17.pdf

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  • A repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act is on the agenda for Congress in 2017. While Americans remain divided on which policy proposals they favor, there is shared concern about rising premiums and deductibles for those covered by private insurance. 

  • While President Donald Trump, Speaker Paul Ryan and the GOP majority failed to muster a vote on the legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, supporters have won a battle. But the war rages on.
     
    Trump now has an opportunity to exercise a presidential moment to work with Democrats and Republicans to repair the law in ways that help the American people and can win bipartisan support. Our government can positively or negatively affect millions of lives.
     
    Let us consider what’s at stake if cuts are made to Medicaid and Obamacare in Michigan, and more specifically in the tri-county region of Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties.
    Nearly 300,000 Healthy Michigan/Affordable Care Act enrollees (182,000 in Wayne, 55,000 in Oakland, and 44,000 in Macomb) in the metro region will lose access to health care by the year 2020 under the Republican plan.
     
  • Michigan Association of  Community Mental Health will be reviewing a range of media, governmental, and industry sources to track developments in Washington, DC related to changes to the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid and making resources from some of the best of them available to MACMHB members and partners. Those resources can be found at the link below:

  • On February 14, 2017, a webinar was held by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, in partnership with the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards.  Presenters included Dr. Debra Pinals, Medical Director of Behavioral Health and Forensics Programs, MDHHS; Nancy McDonald, Program Manager for Emergency Services and Corrections, Kalamazoo CMH & SAS, and; Judge Milton Mack, State Court Administrator, Wayne County Probate Court. Click  the link below to view the slides from that presentation.  The recorded webinar will be available in the near future.

    http://tinyurl.com/zgm2dd3

  • The Southwest Michigan Behavioral Health (SWMBH), the PIHP for the counties in the southwest portion of Michigan, recently developed a detailed, fact driven, analysis of the impact of the ACA, including the Healthy Michigan Plan, on behavioral healthcare in Michigan and the SWMBH region.  That analysis, in the form of slides, are located on the MACMHB webiste click on the link below:

    https://www.macmhb.org/sites/default/files/attachments/files/ACA%20Presentation%20-%20%202-1-17.pdf

    .

     

  • A repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act is on the agenda for Congress in 2017. While Americans remain divided on which policy proposals they favor, there is shared concern about rising premiums and deductibles for those covered by private insurance. 

  • On February 14, 2017, a webinar was held by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, in partnership with the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards.  Presenters included Dr. Debra Pinals, Medical Director of Behavioral Health and Forensics Programs, MDHHS; Nancy McDonald, Program Manager for Emergency Services and Corrections, Kalamazoo CMH & SAS, and; Judge Milton Mack, State Court Administrator, Wayne County Probate Court. Click  the link below to view the slides from that presentation.  The recorded webinar will be available in the near future.

    http://tinyurl.com/zgm2dd3

  • Michigan Association of  Community Mental Health will be reviewing a range of media, governmental, and industry sources to track developments in Washington, DC related to changes to the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid and making resources from some of the best of them available to MACMHB members and partners. Those resources can be found at the link below:

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