mike cox http://michiganradio.org en Former state Attorney General Mike Cox sues Blue Cross Blue Shield http://michiganradio.org/post/former-state-attorney-general-mike-cox-sues-blue-cross-blue-shield <p>Former state Attorney General Mike Cox says Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan illegally denies seniors access to certain plans.</p><p>Cox filed a class action lawsuit Wednesday against the state’s largest health insurer.</p><p>It claims Blue Cross denies access to its most popular Medigap plan to anyone with a retiree health savings account. Medigap is a program that covers healthcare costs that Medicare does not.</p><p>Cox said the policy unfairly forces some customers to buy more expensive plans.</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 21:00:37 +0000 Jake Neher 9719 at http://michiganradio.org Former state Attorney General Mike Cox sues Blue Cross Blue Shield The Week in State Politics with Jack Lessenberry http://michiganradio.org/post/week-state-politics-jack-lessenberry-0 <p>It&rsquo;s Wednesday, and that means it&rsquo;s time to get a roundup of the state&#39;s political news with <a href="http://jackshow.blogs.com/jack/2005/08/jack_lessenberr.html">Michigan Radio&#39;s Political Analyst Jack Lessenberry</a>.&nbsp; He spoke this morning with Michigan Radio&#39;s Morning Edition host Christina Shockley. Wed, 15 Dec 2010 17:43:54 +0000 Zoe Clark 601 at http://michiganradio.org The Week in State Politics with Jack Lessenberry Michigan AG praises ruling striking down part of national health care law http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-ag-praises-ruling-striking-down-part-national-health-care-law <P>Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox is praising a federal judge’s ruling striking down part of the federal health care reform law.&nbsp;</P> <P>The federal judge ruled the health care law is unconstitutional because it requires all Americans to buy insurance. Mon, 13 Dec 2010 21:00:40 +0000 569 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan AG praises ruling striking down part of national health care law Michigan's Attorney General welcomes judge's decision on federal health care reform lawsuit http://michiganradio.org/post/michigans-attorney-general-welcomes-judges-decision-federal-health-care-reform-lawsuit <p>Michigan&rsquo;s Attorney General is welcoming a federal judge&rsquo;s decision to allow a lawsuit challenging the new health care reform law to move forward.</p><p>20 states, including Michigan, filed suit against the law, in particular one key provision that requires everyone to purchase health insurance.</p> Thu, 14 Oct 2010 21:26:32 +0000 150 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan's Attorney General welcomes judge's decision on federal health care reform lawsuit