Insulin price cap among bills to pass Michigan house on Wednesday
Mansur Shaheen | Mar 25, 2021 | Michigan
Representative Mary Whiteford is a Republican from West Michigan who serves as a member of the House Health Policy Committee. The representative spoke to State of Reform about the importance of behavioral health and how the Michigan Crisis and Access Line (MiCAL) can help Michiganders across the state. Mansur Shaheen:
The Michigan House Health Policy Committee heard testimony on HB 4346 on Wednesday, a bill that would cap co-pays for a 30-day supply of insulin at $50. The bill is a part of a 15-point proposal to make sweeping changes to Michigan health care that was presented last week. The
A new bill in Michigan would create a nursing home advisory commission. The bipartisan HB 4317 was filed jointly this week by Rep. Angela Witwer, a Democrat, and Rep. Bronna Kahle, a Republican. The commission will be created as a part of the Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).
The Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) is backing a 15-point proposal unveiled by Michigan house members that would make sweeping changes to health care in the state. MPA President Heather Christensen told State of Reform she thinks the proposals “are amazing”. The MPA is a strong support of the “Controlling Prescription
Michigan legislators unveiled a bipartisan health care plan Wednesday that would make sweeping changes to health care in the state. Changes in the proposal include a cap on insulin prices, drug pricing transparency, expansion of telehealth and more. The three large scale problems addressed in the proposal are health affordability,
The recommended 2022 fiscal budget for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) was presented to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services on Wednesday. Elizabeth Hertel, director of MDHHS, gave the presentation and notified the committee of what initiatives the department is planning to fund