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New Health Plan Available for Low Income Adults

Wednesday, April 02, 2014  
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SAGINAW COUNTY, Mich. – The deadline for the Affordable Care Act has come and gone. But in Michigan, another enrollment is just beginning - one that will give low income adults a chance at health coverage.


Ulish Lindsey is one of many Michigan residents who doesn't make much money but earns just enough to not qualify for Medicare.


"They take the premium pay out of my check every month, $104," said Lindsey.

Tuesday, the state launched a new plan that expands the Medicaid program. Now, nearly half a million adults that weren't eligible for coverage, are.


Richard Walker is an enrollment specialist at Health Delivery, Inc., in Bridegport. He helped more than a dozen people sign up for the Healthy Michigan Plan Tuesday. He says it's givenmanyMichigan residents a new lifeline. Read more


 
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