Blue Cross Payment Of $500 To Michigan Residents Proposed
|By Robin Erb, Detroit Free Press|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
"I'm not sure if
For 30 years, the Blues in
Additionally, the Blues' rate hikes are subject to oversight by the state's attorney general.
Under the plan put forth in September by Gov.
As part of the deal -- general language already has been approved in the state
Critics have argued that language in the bill to allow the Blues' conversion is too vague and falls short of assuring certain levels of payment each year.
The move also would deregulate the insurer, loosening protections against rate hikes, they said.
The final details of the business plan, including its annual payments to the health foundation, will be worked out with Snyder.
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