An article published by the Detroit Free Press on Oct. 21 analyzes rural Michigan’s shrinking and aging population, including a section on the challenges that small & rural hospitals face with low patient volume, high fixed costs and inadequate Medicaid reimbursement rates.
On Oct. 20 Crain’s Detroit Business published an article that reviews the practice of surprise medical billing and details legislative proposals at the state and federal levels which seek to address the practice.
MHA Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Vice President Laura Appel was interviewed for a Oct. 19 Detroit Free Press article about the anticipated impact from no-fault auto insurance reform on health insurance premiums for Michigan residents.
In response to the 147 line-item vetoes to the state budget that were issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Sept. 30, MLive published an article Oct. 10 that focuses on the vetoes’ impact on rural areas in Michigan.
Crain's Detroit Business quoted MHA CEO Brian Peters in its Oct. 11 story on the MHA's upcoming Trustee Day at the Capitol event.
The MHA conducted numerous interviews with news outlets across the state and issued a media statement following Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s line-item vetoes cut healthcare funding.
Adam Carlson, the MHA’s senior director of government & political affairs, was featured in a Sept. 24 article from Crain’s Detroit Business on the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services budget, which was approved by the Legislature Sept. 24.
MHA Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Vice President Laura Appel was interviewed for a Sept. 24 Mlive article about the critical need to improve access to care for behavioral health patients in Michigan.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced on Sept. 13 that in conjunction with Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), they have gathered more than $1 million in federal funds to continue the statewide integration of electronic health record (EHR) systems and pharmacy d...
An article published by MiBiz.com on Sept. 15 provides information on state legislation that seeks to address surprise medical billing in healthcare.
MLive quoted MHA CEO Brian Peters in its Sept. 4 story on Governor Whitmer ordering the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to issue emergency rules regulating e-cigarette use.
MHA CEO Brian Peters was part of a conversation July 23 on the Caring for Kids radio program on WJR 760AM with Larry Burns, president and CEO of The Children’s Foundation.
MHA CEO Brian Peters wrote an opinion piece published by Crains Detroit Business July 14 on where the Medicaid program stands nearly 6 years after its expansion in Michigan.
An article published in the June 12 issue of Bridge Magazine takes a close look at how fiscal pressures, staff recruitment troubles and dwindling patient numbers are pushing hospitals serving less populated regions to the brink, not only in Michigan, but across the country.
A June 12 Detroit News article examines the potential impact of a new auto no-fault reform law on catastrophically injured auto accident survivors who currently rely upon Michigan's current auto no-fault system for their care.
The MHA was recognized as one of the most effective associations in the state according to the latest Michigan Insider’s Survey released by MIRS May 29.
A May 14 article from Bridge Magazine highlights the ongoing negotiations on auto insurance reform between legislative leaders and the Whitmer administration. The article includes concerns shared by the MHA with the government mandated fee schedule proposed in the latest legislative proposals.
In a May 14 Detroit News article about the legislative negotiations on two bills that would gut Michigan's auto no-fault law, the MHA's Laura Appel discusses how the government-mandated fee schedule in both measures could threaten Michigan's safety net of Level I and II trauma centers.
MHA CEO Brian Peters was among healthcare leaders from across the country featured in a Modern Healthcare piece on meeting the needs of our aging population sponsored by the John A. Hartford Foundation.
On May 7, Chris Mitchell, the MHA's executive vice president, advocacy & public affairs, spoke with WJR's Guy Gordon about the association's concerns with Senate Bill (SB) 1, a proposal that would eviscerate Michigan's auto no-fault insurance law.