As expanded Medicaid program opens, navigators help people enroll in Grand Rapids

Sue Thoms, MLive, April 1, 2014

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The enrollment navigators who helped people get insurance under the Affordable Care Act began a new task Tuesday, April 1: helping people sign up for Michigan’s expanded Medicaid program.

On the first day of enrollment in the plan, called Healthy Michigan, Cherry Street Health Services received a steady number of visits and calls from people seeking information, said lead navigator Michelle Fitzgerald.“We’ve had so many requests, we are scheduling appointments throughout the week,” Fitzgerald said.

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