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The 340B Drug Pricing Program is important for many MHA members and their financial health. As recently reported, advocacy efforts to protect the program are taking place.
Member News | October 02
As drug companies increasingly attempt to limit hospital and community clinics' use of 340B contract pharmacy arrangements to lower drug prices, U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters recently joined many of their colleagues in asking the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to penal...
Member News | September 25
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Sept. 14 it will rescind the Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Rule (MFAR), which threatened to cut hundreds of millions of dollars of Medicaid funding in Michigan alone. 
Laura Appel, senior vice president and chief innovation officer, discusses Michigan’s new auto insurance law and the MHA’s public education campaign “Big Changes Ahead” with WNEM TV5 and WLNS TV-6.
MHA In The News | July 01
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | June 08
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced June 1 that certain sectors of Michigan’s economy would reopen across the state and the “safer at home” executive order was rescinded effective immediately.
Member News | June 05
Laura Appel, senior vice president and chief innovation officer at the MHA, appears on the 2020 Notable Women in Health list compiled earlier this year by Crain’s Detroit Business.
Member News | June 05
The MHA has continued to keep members apprised of developments during the COVID-19 pandemic through regular email updates and the MHA Coronavirus webpage. Important updates on how the pandemic is affecting Michigan hospitals are outlined below. ...
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 ...
As Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended the stay home, stay safe order for an additional two weeks, with relaxation of some of the former restrictions, the MHA has continued to send daily updates to MHA members on ways the pandemic affects them.
The MHA continued to stay in close communication with hospitals and state and federal officials during the week of April 13 as Michigan entered the second month following its first case of COVID 19.
As Michigan fights the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the MHA continued to collaborate with state and federal officials in support of Michigan hospitals and public health during the week of April 6.
The number of confirmed cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan continues to grow rapidly, but the MHA and Michigan hospitals are coordinating with local, state and federal governmental agencies and others on several fronts.
U.S. hospitals will receive more than $100 billion to respond to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as part of the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed by President Donald Trump March 27.
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.
Michigan hospitals and health systems are monitoring developments related to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) very closely and are working diligently with state and federal agencies to appropriately respond to COVID-19 cases in Michigan.
An MHA webpage dedicated to COVID-19 is being updated in real time to assist members with preparedness efforts.
Laura Appel, senior vice president and chief innovation officer, appears in a Mar. 2 Interlochen Public Radio story discussing the healthcare challenges facing rural Michigan.
MHA In The News | March 03
A proposed policy that would have had a significant impact on the 340B prescription drug program for hospitals in Michigan has been dropped by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. 
Member News | February 21
MiBiz published an article Feb. 16 that reviews Gov. Whitmer’s call to incorporate elements of the federal Affordable Care Act into state law.
MHA In The News | February 18
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