A large coalition of business groups in Michigan announced opposition to two state House bills that are part of a 15-bill Republican health care reform package they say will increase insurance premiums.
The business groups are focusing opposition to House Bills 4346 and 4354 related to insulin and oral chemotherapy coverage they say will shift costs to small businesses and ”mandate coverages and add unnecessary new regulations to insurers, raising health insurance premiums”.
A house spokesman told Crain’s that leadership expects to take up many of the bills today for a vote this afternoon.
The coalition includes the Michigan Association of Health Plans, Economic Alliance for Michigan, Small Business Association of Michigan, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Detroit Regional Chamber, Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce and the National Federation of Independent Business. Read more