State of Reform: MHA highlights health bills that recently moved before summer break

Posted on July 06, 2021

MHA Vice President Adam CarlsonState of Reform published an article July 2 reviewing introduced legislation at the state level that impacts hospitals and health systems, including bills that would streamline prior authorization, modernize the scope of practices for certified registered nurse anesthetists and provide more medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in emergency departments.

The article quotes Adam Carlson, vice president, advocacy, MHA, on a variety of the issues, including the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the behavioral health crisis and staffing challenges.

“Obviously there is more work to be done, but I feel like we are in a very good place right now as it relates to health care,” said Carlson. “We are very appreciative of everything the legislature has done to improve healthcare in Michigan.”

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