Jonathan Oosting The Detroit News Published 12:31 PM EDT May 16, 2019 Lansing — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday she will not sign any auto insurance reform plan that allows drivers to fully opt out of medical coverage, her clearest directive yet amid ongoing negotiations with Republican legislative leaders. The GOP-led House and Senate approved separate no-fault auto insurance proposals last week that would end the state’s unique requirement for motorists to purchase policies with guaranteed lifetime medical coverage in the event of a catastrophic crash. Both plans seek to drive down Michigan’s sky-high rates by allowing motorists the choice to purchase reduced coverage plans, including those with no personal injury protection for drivers who already have public or private health insurance. The Republican majority could act on either plan at any point, but action appeared unlikely later Thursday. “The zero-coverage option is where I have to draw the line, because that’s what really shifts the cost on taxpayers or bankrupts people and undermines the critical health care that we have across the state,” Whitmer said. The East Lansing Democrat spoke with reporters after touring a Hope Network Nuero Rehabilitation facility in East Lansing, one of four campuses the Christian… Read full this story
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