"Today, the MCCA unanimously voted to support issuing refund checks to
"The goal is to issue the largest possible refunds to consumers while maintaining sufficient funds to ensure high-quality care to those who have been catastrophically injured."
Based on comments Monday by
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But advocates for catastrophically injured auto accident victims are concerned both by Whitmer's call for the refund payments and the board's quick agreement. They fear that reducing the MCCA's fund surplus, which is currently sitting at
Whitmer said Wednesday it is "great news" that the board has acted so quickly in response to a letter she sent the MCCA Monday.
'Michiganders have paid into the catastrophic care fund for decades, and these funds from the
State law requires the MCCA in
The 2019 law, intended to lower
Even for those who opt for unlimited coverage, the medical fee schedule is sharply reduced, even for those who suffered catastrophic accidents before the new law took effect.
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