Michigan’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Cycle Begins this Week
On Feb. 10, Gov. Rick Snyder will present his executive budget recommendation for fiscal year 2017, which begins Oct. 1, 2016. The budget should continue Medicaid and the Healthy Michigan Plan at existing levels of eligibility and provider payment rates. It is also expected to include new money for specialty drugs to treat cystic fibrosis and hepatitis C for Medicaid and Healthy Michigan Plan enrollees.