Tag: health care

Paid time off to get a COVID-19 shot is good, earned sick time for all workers is better

Paid time off to get a COVID-19 shot is good, earned sick time for all workers is better

Late last month, the Biden administration to an important and necessary step of offering a tax credit to employers who offer paid time off related to COVID-19 or the vaccination. To qualify, the must be a business with under 500 employees that offered paid sick or family leave to their employees through September 30th of this year and have employees […]

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Governor’s prescription drug task force report lights the way to lower prescription costs for Michiganders

Governor’s prescription drug task force report lights the way to lower prescription costs for Michiganders

In February of last year, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer convened a task force to study the causes of increasing prescription drug costs and to make recommendations to solve this intractable problem. Today, the task force released its report and it has a number of steps the state government can take help get control over drug prices which are rising much […]

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UPDATED: Legislation introduced to repeal Michigan abortion insurance law

UPDATED: Legislation introduced to repeal Michigan abortion insurance law

Bills would undo the law that requires women to buy extra insurance for miscarriages and abortions, even in cases of rape or incest. See update below. In a decisive move, Democratic State Representative Sarah Roberts and State Senator Gretchen Whitmer introduced bills on Monday that would repeal a controversial law that forces women to buy additional health insurance coverage for […]

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