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Adam Carlson, senior director, government & political affairs, MHA, is quoted in a story by The Detroit News explaining why the MHA supports the immunity provisions granted in Senate Bill 899. 
MHA In The News | July 24
The Michigan Legislature addressed several issues that are important to MHA members during the week of July 20.
Member News | July 24
Despite slowing rates of infection, the state of Michigan surpassed 50,000 COVID-19 cases May 15. The MHA has continued to send regular updates to MHA members on matters related to the pandemic. Additional updates and resources are available ...
The State Emergency Operations Center announced May 1 that healthcare providers, nursing homes and first responders can send used N95 respirators to the TCF Center in Detroit for free decontamination.
Member News | May 07
The state of Michigan has agreed to immediately distribute $25 million to Michigan hospitals in response to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Member News | April 09
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed two bills March 30 that will send additional funding to Michigan hospitals: a supplemental budget bill that raises Medicaid rates and a bill providing $50 million in funding for healthcare providers during the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Member News | April 01
Michigan hospitals are mobilizing to respond to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and the MHA has been working with state and federal partners to secure critical funding for these unexpected and already enormous costs.
The Legislature passed a fiscal year 2020 supplemental spending bill that includes $50 million in new funding for Michigan hospitals through the first outpatient Medicaid fee increase since 2002.
Member News | March 13
The Michigan Senate passed five bills Feb. 26 that would change Michigan’s Certificate of Need regulations on covered capital expenditures, behavioral health services, and air ambulance services and would increase the number of CON Commission members.
Member News | February 27
The Michigan Legislature recently dealt with legislation that would impact hospitals and healthcare in the state, including proposals to reform and repeal Michigan’s Certificate of Need (CON) program.
Member News | February 21
The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee approved a bill Feb. 12 to address the issue of surprise medical bills, one of several proposals that must be reconciled before a vote in the full House.
Member News | February 14
The fiscal year (FY) 2021 executive budget recommendation was presented to the Legislature Feb. 6 by State Budget Director Chris Kolb, and a FY 2020 supplemental budget request was also released.
Michigan’s House and Senate policy committees took up multiple pieces of legislation that impact hospitals during the week of Jan. 27.
On Jan. 29, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer presented her strategic goals for the upcoming year during her second State of the State address, with a significant focus on healthcare.
The Michigan Senate Insurance and Banking Committee approved legislation Jan. 22 to address the issue of surprise medical bills.
Member News | January 23
Adam Carlson, the MHA’s senior director of government & political affairs, was interviewed by WCMU Public Radio on Jan. 9 for a story on Senate Bill 670, which would exempt critical access hospitals from Certificate of Need oversight.
MHA In The News | January 14
The state treasurer and the directors of the House and Senate fiscal agencies convened the state’s annual January revenue estimating conference Jan. 10.
The MHA Legislative Policy Panel convened Jan. 8 and developed recommendations for the MHA Board of Trustees on legislative initiatives impacting Michigan hospitals.
Member News | January 10
Hospital members testified Jan. 8 before the Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee, chaired by Sen. Curt VanderWall (R-Ludington), on bills that would make major changes to the Certificate of Need program in Michigan. 
On Jan. 8 Bridge Magazine published an article on a seven-bill package introduced in the Michigan Senate that would reform Certificate of Need.
MHA In The News | January 08
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