Issues in Healthcare

The AP reported on a two-bill legislative package passed by the Michigan Senate that would reform major components of Michigan’s auto no-fault insurance law. Read More
The MHA voiced its support of a bill that would regulate genetic counseling in Michigan in a June 9 story on MiBiz.com. Read More
The Legislature took one step closer to finalizing the state healthcare budget during a Joint House and Senate conference committee held June 7 to approve the conference report on Senate Bill (SB) 856, the fiscal year 2018-2019 budget for the Michigan DHHS.  Read More
The Michigan Legislature on June 7 fast-tracked the approval of a revised version of Senate Bill (SB) 897, which would require able-bodied individuals between 19 and 62 years of age to work an average of 80 hours per month to continue qualifying for healthcare coverage under Medicaid expansion. ... Read More
On June 7, the Senate Insurance Committee reported out House Bills 5217-5219, the bill package to curtail the use of air ambulances, primarily rotary aircraft, for nonemergency patients. Read More
Today, the Michigan Legislature approved legislation requiring 80 hours of work a month for hundreds of thousands of Healthy Michigan Plan recipients. Read More
The Michigan Senate approved a two-bill legislative package June 7 to reform major components of Michigan’s auto no-fault insurance law.  Read More
As an advocate for Michigan hospitals & the patients, families and communities they serve, the MHA has been a strong proponent of Michigan’s auto no-fault insurance system. Read More
To assist members in preparing for the possibility of violence occurring in their facilities, the MHA hosted a workplace safety member forum May 22. Read More
The MHA Legislative Policy Panel convened its final meeting of the program year May 24 and developed recommendations for the MHA Board of Trustees on legislative initiatives impacting Michigan hospitals. Read More
On May 23, the MHA teamed up with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the Michigan Osteopathic Association, the Michigan State Medical Society and the Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network to announce the creation of the Be Rx Safe campaign. Read More
Several MHA-member hospital trustees and chief executive officers gathered at the MHA Capitol Advocacy Center May 15 for a day-long education session on health policy topics and other state issues. Read More
State Treasurer Nick Khouri and the directors of the House and Senate fiscal agencies met May 16 for the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference, during which the latest state revenue projections were officially presented. Read More
MHA members made visits to Capitol Hill as part of the May 6-9 American Hospital Association (AHA) Annual Membership Meeting in Washington, DC. Read More
The Michigan House Appropriations Committee began work on Senate Bill (SB) 897 during a regularly scheduled meeting May 2, where committee members heard testimony on the bill.  Read More
The MHA’s testimony on a proposal to institute work requirements for Medicaid recipients in Michigan, including individuals enrolled in the Healthy Michigan Plan, was covered by outlets across the state. Read More
On April 25, nearly 50 physician residents and hospital representatives met with more than 65 lawmakers to educate them about graduate medical education (GME) funding and the role physician residents play in delivering patient care. Read More
On Saturday, April 28, the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is hosting its annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which is designed to prevent medication abuse and theft by encouraging consumers to rid their homes of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Read More
In response to legislation aimed at combatting the opioid epidemic, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has released a new document, the Opioid Start Talking Form. Read More
The Michigan Senate approved Senate Bill (SB) 897 in a 26-11 vote held April 19. The legislation would institute work requirements for Medicaid recipients in Michigan, including individuals enrolled in the Healthy Michigan Plan. Read More
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