medical bills http://michiganradio.org en Health expert weighs in on 'moral objection' bill http://michiganradio.org/post/health-expert-weighs-moral-objection-bill <p></p><p>The lame duck session in the Michigan legislature has been the most active in recent memory. While so-called "right-to-work legislation, signed by Governor Snyder, has gotten the most attention there are a number of other controversial bills working their way through the legislature. They include a bill that would allow health care providers, facilities, or insurers deny service based on religious, moral or ethical objections. The providers would have to provide service in emergency situations. I talked with Peter Jacobson, Professor of Health Law and Policy at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.</p><p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 21:54:00 +0000 Jennifer White 10339 at http://michiganradio.org Health expert weighs in on 'moral objection' bill The bills we're not talking about: Right-to-work overshadows abortion, guns, and healthcare http://michiganradio.org/post/bills-were-not-talking-about-right-work-overshadows-abortion-guns-and-healthcare <p>These are some wild days in Michigan.</p><p></p><p>With thousands of protestors at the capitol, Right to Work has become the 1200 lb gorilla in Lansing: it makes the 600 lb gorillas look small.</p><p>In other words, with time still left in this lame duck session, &nbsp;Michiganders could wind up with a whole slew of controversial new laws next year.</p><p>Here’s a short list:</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 22:06:33 +0000 Kate Wells 10322 at http://michiganradio.org The bills we're not talking about: Right-to-work overshadows abortion, guns, and healthcare “Without no-fault insurance…I’d lose everything I own” http://michiganradio.org/post/%E2%80%9Cwithout-no-fault-insurance%E2%80%A6i%E2%80%99d-lose-everything-i-own%E2%80%9D <p>A coalition of rehabilitation centers and people injured in car accidents is trying to stop proposed changes to <a href="http://michiganradio.org/term/no-fault">Michigan&rsquo;s no-fault auto insurance</a> benefits.</p><p><a href="http://www.cpan.us/index.html">The Coalition Protecting Auto No-Fault</a> is hosting town hall meetings across the state to educate people about the proposed changes. They&rsquo;re also inviting people impacted by a major car accident to share their stories.</p> Fri, 02 Dec 2011 03:14:32 +0000 Lindsey Smith 5221 at http://michiganradio.org