Leading Michigan to Better Health

The MHA Monday Report is a weekly newsletter that recaps the latest policy and advocacy news of critical importance to Michigan's community hospitals.

A Special Message from MHA CEO Brian Peters on the American Health Care Act Dear Colleague, Last week, we finally got a glimpse at the House Republicans’ plan for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. As it is currently written, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) threatens th... Read More
Monday Report | March 13
Nurse at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Receives Quarterly Speak-up! Award Karen Kazyak, RN, a nurse at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, was honored last week with the quarterly MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award. The award celebrates patient and staff safety through the recognition of individuals o... Read More
Monday Report | March 06
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Must Update DEA Registration Public Act 499 of 2016, which will take effect April 9, permits advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to prescribe schedule II-V drugs under delegation and to autonomously prescribe nonscheduled drugs. ... Read more Hospita... Read More
Monday Report | February 27
Governor Addresses MHA Board of Trustees At its February meeting, the MHA Board of Trustees was joined by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, who shared his perspective on key matters facing the state in the coming year, including prospects for continuation of the Healthy Michigan Plan ... Read more Fe... Read More
Monday Report | February 20
Executive Budget Recommendation Protects Healthcare Funding Last week, Gov. Rick Snyder presented 2018 executive budget recommendation to the Michigan Legislature. Overall, the governor's proposal centers on key investments in economic and talent development, infrastructure, education and ...... Read More
Monday Report | February 13
HHS Secretary Confirmation Process Advances; MHA Continues Media Rounds on ACA Last week, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee approved Rep. Tom Price’s (R-GA) nomination for Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) with 14 votes from Republicans and 0 votes from Democrat... Read More
Monday Report | February 06
House Legislative Committee Assignments Announced Leaders of the 99th session of the Michigan Legislature announced selection of chairs and members for the House committees that will consider healthcare policy and appropriations for the next two years. ... Read more Symposium to Discuss Connec... Read More
Monday Report | January 30
Governor Notes Healthy Michigan Plan in State of the State Address During his seventh State of the State address last week, Gov. Rick Snyder outlined the state’s accomplishments and successes of the past year. In his remarks related to healthcare, Snyder highlighted that more than 640,000 l... Read More
Monday Report | January 23
Congress Passes Budget Blueprint Allowing for Eventual ACA Repeal Last week, the U.S. Senate and House passed a budget proposal, largely along party lines, that would initiate a process known as reconciliation. Reconciliation legislation is what will eventually be used to repeal significant porti... Read More
Monday Report | January 16
Governor Signs Healthcare Bills during Legislative Recess Following the Dec. 15 end of the 98th session of the Michigan Legislature, several healthcare-related bills were signed into law. ... Read more Connect, Engage, Advance at the 2017 MHA Leadership Conference Coming together to further... Read More
Monday Report | January 09
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