As the MHA enters the final month of the program year, MHA CEO Brian Peters highlights several very recent non-COVID MHA accomplishments that show the strength and value of the association.
State of Reform published an article May 19 on both chambers of the Michigan Legislature advancing budget proposals for both the current and upcoming fiscal year that fully fund hospital priorities, including a focus on behavioral health.
The Michigan House Appropriations committee released April 21 a spending proposal for the remaining $3.2 billion in federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations that were signed into law in Dec. The MHA is pleased that the spending proposal includes ...
The latest edition of Trustee Insights, the monthly digital package from the American Hospital Association (AHA), is now available. This month’s issue includes an article on recruitment efforts to achieve diversity of race, ethnicity, gender, age, ...
Amid a third surge of cases and hospitalizations in the state, the MHA Board of Trustees began its April 14 meeting with a review of the COVID-19 data dashboard.
The MHA Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) Council met Oct. 2 to consider several pieces of legislation that would create new policy and a payment mechanism for behavioral health services in Michigan. The council discussed boilerplate provisions in the fiscal year 2020-2021 Medicaid budget ...
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued Executive Order (EO) 2020-117 June 18 to extend Michigan’s state of emergency due to COVID-19 through July 16. The MHA continues to keep members apprised of developments during the pandemic ...
In an April 30 move disputed by the Michigan Legislature, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended the state of emergency through May 28. As the COVID-19 pandemic persists into a new month, the MHA has continued to send regular updates ...
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.
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.
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Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Jan. 13.
On Dec. 4, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon announced the department’s new approach for strengthening Michigan’s behavioral health system.
On Oct. 30, the House Appropriations Committee, chaired by Rep. Mary Whiteford (R-Casco Township), heard testimony on behavioral health and its impact on Michigan patients and hospitals from the MHA and Trinity Health Michigan Region.
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MHA member CEOs, Board of Trustee members and Excellence in Governance fellows gathered at the MHA Capitol Advocacy Center in downtown Lansing Oct. 15 for Trustee Day at the Capitol.
The full Senate unanimously sent the MHA-supported House Bill (HB) 4325 to the governor’s desk Oct. 17.
The Michigan Health & Hospital Association fully supports the fiscal year 2020 legislative budget that will make key strides in protecting and improving access and quality of care for Michigan residents.
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.
On Sept. 19, the Joint House and Senate Conference Committee on Health and Human Services reported its fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget recommendation, which takes significant steps to improve Medicaid reimbursement rates paid to hospitals in Michigan.