Michigan will be part of the federal government’s health insurance exchange, instead of being a partner in a joint effort.
That’s because the state Senate began its spring break yesterday without meeting a deadline to vote on accepting federal funds for the project.
Republicans in the state Senate defied the wishes of Governor Snyder and a lot of business groups by refusing federal funding for a joint federal-state health insurance exchange.
That’s where customers will go to comparison shop for coverage. Instead, Michigan customers will shop on the federal government’s exchange.