The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) is in the process of requesting an amendment to the state’s active 1115 demonstration that would provide permanent payments to parents who act as paid caregivers for their minor children. In the demonstration, AHCCCS also seeks to create homecare training and family support services as part of … Read more

After years of mismanagement concerning Flint’s water system, leaving the city’s residents with little trust in their government, state lawmakers are still introducing legislation to help children, families, and the community screen for lead poisoning.     On January 19th, 2023, Sen. John Cherry (D – Flint) introduced Senate Bill 31, which was immediately referred … Read more

Bills concerning telemedicine and health care services for minors advanced in the Michigan Legislature last week.     Senate Bill 1135, sponsored by Sen. Mike MacDonald (R – Macomb Township), would require telemedicine services to be covered under the medical assistance program and Healthy Michigan Program (HMP) if those services were provided at or contracted … Read more