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Reverse the MI Vaccine Waiver: HCF Testimony

5-27-17 This Thursday, the MI House Education Reform Committee held a hearing on HB 4425/26. Abigail Nobel for Healthcare Freedom in Michigan attended and submitted written testimony supporting the bills and opposing the MDHHS Vaccine Waiver Rule. “Mr. Chairman, Committee Members, and … Continue reading

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Healthcare Freedom: Call to Action for Vaccine Waiver Bills

Alert: Action is needed. The 5-25-17 House Education Reform Committee hearing showed insufficient votes to pass HB 4425/26. No floor vote is possible without further action. Some are attempting to water down the bills. Action is required for the bills to progress. Michigan residents who support … Continue reading

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MI Vaccine Waiver Hearing: The Rule Impedes Exercise of Parental Rights

  Legislature Challenges Vaccine Waiver May 27, 2017 Abigail Nobel Thursday morning, MI House Education Reform Committee heard testimony on HB 4425 and HB 4426, tie-barred bills that reverse a 2015 Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Vaccine Waiver … Continue reading

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Press Release: Michigan Increasing Tax on Nurses

Press Release: Michigan Increasing Tax on Nurses By Abigail Nobel  9-19-16 Lansing, MI — Increasing the price nurses must pay to work in Michigan is set to impact healthcare consumers and professionals as the Michigan House Health Policy Committee hears testimony on HB 5400, “Expand Scope … Continue reading

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Interchangeables: Cheaper Biologics on Track for Michigan

Biologics took a big step toward affordability when HB 4812 had a second hearing before the MI Senate Health Policy Committee a few weeks ago. At issue was the prescribing process for interchangeables, the newer, cheaper versions of the expensive biologic … Continue reading

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Does Michigan Need an Exchange, after All?

One week ago, the Supreme Court heard King v. Burwell, the challenge to subsidies applied through the federal exchange. If sustained, this will directly affect approximately 237,000 subsidized Michigan residents. (My calculation using the 2014 HHS subsidy rate of 87%, … Continue reading

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