Rep. Wozniak plan improving access to health care in Michigan signed into law

Rep. Doug Wozniak’s plan to use telemedicine to improve access to care for Michigan patients has been signed into state law. The change will allow patient data in the form of video and images to be stored and forwarded to health care providers – ending a requirement that telehealth visits be done in real time….

Rep. Wozniak: Locals in better position to make calls than state as students return to learn

$1.3 billion plan implements robust distance learning, safety measures State Rep. Douglas Wozniak, of Shelby Township, today supported a new proposal that will give Macomb County school districts a greater say in decisions as students resume school this fall. A joint House-Senate proposal announced this morning during a press conference at the Capitol will require…

Rep. Wozniak’s plan ensures access to care for car accident victims

Measure addresses unintended fee schedule consequences for post-acute care rehab clinics State Rep. Doug Wozniak, of Shelby Township, today introduced a plan that would ensure car accident victims have expanded access to care under Michigan’s new no-fault law that takes effect July 1. Under the plan, a separate fee schedule for post-acute care rehabilitation clinics…

Rep. Wozniak applauds court for ruling in favor of Line 5 tunnel law

State Rep. Doug Wozniak, of Shelby Township, today commended the Michigan Court of Appeals for unanimously upholding the constitutionality of the law to allow a tunnel to be built for the Line 5 pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac. “This is a big win for Michigan’s local economies and the best option for protecting our…

Rep. Wozniak: Seniors should not be made more vulnerable than they already are

Legislator: Governor must put an end to reckless nursing home practice State Rep. Douglas Wozniak, of Shelby Township, today put his full support behind a newly introduced House Resolution opposing policies which have put the lives of Michigan seniors in danger. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has continued on with a COVID-19 response plan that places COVID-19…

Rep. Wozniak: COVID-19 stories across Michigan can help address problems in real-time, future

Website will chronicle experiences of impacted citizens State Rep. Douglas Wozniak, of Shelby Township, today announced a new website to allow the people of Michigan to share their experiences and struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic. MICovidStory.com creates an accessible resource for concerned residents across the state. Michigan has now lost over 5,000 people to COVID-19,…

Rep. Wozniak spearheads plan to protect vulnerable people, families from fraud

Bills improve procedures for powers of attorney, help ensure they’re accepted State Rep. Doug Wozniak today announced a plan to better protect seniors, vulnerable residents and their families by minimizing the potential to use powers of attorney as a tool for exploitation in Michigan. Wozniak, an elder law attorney, said the measures also would improve…

Wozniak: Macomb County drivers should start planning ahead of July 1 car insurance roll out

House car insurance website includes a how-to guide for drivers to receive savings State Rep. Doug Wozniak today announced the House Select Committee on Reducing Car Insurance Rates – the legislative panel that led efforts to reform Michigan’s much-maligned no-fault car insurance system – restructured its website at www.ReduceMiRatesNow.com. The website will serve as a…

Wozniak plan improving access to telehealth advances to House floor

Bipartisan plan makes preventative and routine health care more accessible for Michigan patients in COVID-19 era A plan introduced by state Rep. Doug Wozniak to improve access to health care for Michigan patients via telehealth was approved today by the House Ways & Means Committee. Under current law, telemedicine visits between patients and health care…