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United States of Care Provides Testimony in Support of Michigan Legislation to Establish a State-Based Marketplace

Published On March 13, 2024

Today, United States of Care submitted testimony in support of Senate Bill 633 in the Michigan Senate Committee on Health Policy. This legislation will establish a state-based health insurance exchange and bring benefits to the over 418,000 Michiganders currently enrolled in the Federally Facilitated Marketplace.

SB 633 will help to ensure Michiganders can more easily enroll in and retain coverage, including by allowing more direct and effective communication between the marketplace and Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Additionally, SB 633 will provide Michigan with the necessary infrastructure, tools, and flexibility required to pursue other innovative approaches aimed at reducing healthcare costs and simplifying enrollment for consumers.

We applaud the Michigan legislature for its commitment to improving health care for Michiganders and look forward to the opportunity for Michigan to join the other 19 states and the District of Columbia that currently operate a state-based marketplace.