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Whitmer announces policy directive to expand maternal health care for prisoners

| Oct 19, 2021 | Michigan

Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) announced a new policy directive Tuesday to guarantee needed medical resources to pregnant and postpartum inmates and their children.  The directive codifies many practices already in place at Women’s Huron Valley Correctional Facility — Michigan’s only women’s prison — but...[ Read More ]

Whitmer signed order creating new Health and Aging Services Administration within MDHHS

| Oct 15, 2021 | Michigan

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order creating the Health and Aging Services Administration (HASA) within the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services yesterday, Oct. 14.  The new structure combines the Aging and Adult Services Agency and Medical Services Administration to focus on integration, coordination, and innovation for the...[ Read More ]