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Debate over health insurance bills continues in Michigan

AP/Chicago Tribune, June 30, 2008
The legislative battle over how to change the laws governing Michigan's health insurance market for individuals might continue into late 2008, as the state House took a procedural vote that signals there won't be an agreement on the possible rules changes until after the Legislature returns from its summer break. The Democrat-led state House has passed a plan favored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, while the Republican-led Senate has passed a version with some elements preferred by Blue Cross competitors.