The House Health Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Hank Vaupel (R-Handy Twp.), heard testimony Sept. 20 on bills that are part of Gov. Rick Snyder’s bipartisan bill package aimed at combatting Michigan’s growing opioid epidemic.  Read More
Issues in Healthcare | September 21
MHA Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Vice President Laura Appel was interviewed by Michigan Radio in a Sept. 20 story about Michigan hospitals’ stance on the latest ACA repeal & replace effort, the  Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson bill.  Read More
MHA CEO Brian Peters was among healthcare leaders quoted in a Sept. 20 Crain’s Detroit Business article about the proposed Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson legislation that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Read More
The MHA Keystone Center held its 2017 Fall Workshop Sept. 19 in Dearborn to provide training on best practices in critical care. More than 200 MHA Keystone Center members participated, virtually and in-person, from 61 hospitals across Michigan. Read More
Once again, a proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or “Obamacare,” is making the rounds in Washington, and once again, it’s a bill that is simply unacceptable when it comes to protecting the health and well-being of Michiganders.  Read More
Weekly news and updates from the MHA. Read More
Monday Report | September 18
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Sept. 18. Read More
Member News | September 16
A bipartisan group of legislators announced the first “official” auto no-fault insurance bill package this fall during a news conference Sept. 14, casting the first stone in what promises to be a volley of legislative activity on auto no-fault reform this fall.  Read More
Top Issues - Healthcare | September 15
Hurricane Irma left various levels of destruction in its widespread wake. Among those whose lives have been seriously impacted are thousands of hospital employees across Florida, who continue to selflessly serve patients and support others. Read More
Issues in Healthcare | September 15
The Medical Services Administration (MSA) recently released several proposed policies related to the Medicaid Modernizing Continuum of Care (MCC) project.  Read More
Member News | September 15
Registration is open for the MHA's third annual Communications Retreat, to be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing. Read More
Member News | September 15
As part of the fiscal year 2018 outpatient prospective payment system proposed rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed a new, lower payment policy under the 340B prescription drug program. Read More
Issues in Healthcare | September 15
The MHA will host a trustee orientation from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26 that is designed to inform healthcare board members about ways providers and the association are partnering to achieve statewide healthcare goals. Read More
Member News | September 14
A recent article from Modern Healthcare covered the debate over a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposal  that would allow total knee replacement surgeries to be performed in an outpatient setting such as  hospital outpatient departments or ambulatory surgical centers ... Read More
MHA In The News | September 14
The MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) hosted a behavioral health safe table Sept. 12 in Livonia. Safe tables offer a legally protected environment for healthcare professionals to discuss sensitive topics and prevailing barriers with regard to patient safety and explore actions to... Read More
As the Michigan Legislature gears up to look at ways to lower the cost of auto insurance in Michigan, a poll released Sept. 13 found that Michigan voters disapprove of a practice commonly referred to as redlining, Read More
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) recently informed providers that, due to the upcoming transition to the Statewide Integrated Governmental Management Application (SIGMA), there will be a delay in Medicaid fee-for-service payments and remittance advices from the MDHHS. Read More
Issues in Healthcare | September 12
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.  Read More
Monday Report | September 11
Upcoming events and important healthcare news. Read More
The new MHA Member Portal is now online. Members can begin to use the portal for event registration and to access the MHA Community site. Read More
Member News | September 08
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