Media Statement For Immediate Release: Feb. 21, 2017 Contact: Laura Wotruba, lwotruba@mha.org                                                         ... Read More
Governor Addresses MHA Board of Trustees At its February meeting, the MHA Board of Trustees was joined by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, who shared his perspective on key matters facing the state in the coming year, including prospects for continuation of the Healthy Michigan Plan ... Read more Fe... Read More
Monday Report | February 20
Only 8 percent of Michigan voters favor repealing the Affordable Care Act without the U.S. Congress and President Donald Trump first putting a detailed replacement plan in place, according to a survey released on Feb. 15 by EPIC-MRA. Read More
Executive Budget Recommendation Protects Healthcare Funding Last week, Gov. Rick Snyder presented 2018 executive budget recommendation to the Michigan Legislature. Overall, the governor's proposal centers on key investments in economic and talent development, infrastructure, education and ...... Read More
Monday Report | February 13
HHS Secretary Confirmation Process Advances; MHA Continues Media Rounds on ACA Last week, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee approved Rep. Tom Price’s (R-GA) nomination for Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) with 14 votes from Republicans and 0 votes from Democrat... Read More
Monday Report | February 06
House Legislative Committee Assignments Announced Leaders of the 99th session of the Michigan Legislature announced selection of chairs and members for the House committees that will consider healthcare policy and appropriations for the next two years. ... Read more Symposium to Discuss Connec... Read More
Monday Report | January 30
Governor Notes Healthy Michigan Plan in State of the State Address During his seventh State of the State address last week, Gov. Rick Snyder outlined the state’s accomplishments and successes of the past year. In his remarks related to healthcare, Snyder highlighted that more than 640,000 l... Read More
Monday Report | January 23
Congress Passes Budget Blueprint Allowing for Eventual ACA Repeal Last week, the U.S. Senate and House passed a budget proposal, largely along party lines, that would initiate a process known as reconciliation. Reconciliation legislation is what will eventually be used to repeal significant porti... Read More
Monday Report | January 16
Governor Signs Healthcare Bills during Legislative Recess Following the Dec. 15 end of the 98th session of the Michigan Legislature, several healthcare-related bills were signed into law. ... Read more Connect, Engage, Advance at the 2017 MHA Leadership Conference Coming together to further... Read More
Monday Report | January 09
The MHA has created talking points that outline the hospital community's positions as it relates to the potential repeal and replace of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Read More
Action Taken on Healthcare Bills as Lame-duck Session Concludes Thursday afternoon, the Michigan Legislature concluded action on bills introduced during the 2015-2016 legislative session. ... Read more Early Registration Discount Available for 2017 Leadership Conference Rural American voter... Read More
Monday Report | December 19
Legislature Takes Action on Healthcare Bills during Lame-duck Session The first two weeks of the state Legislature’s lame-duck period has been fast-paced, with a large number of healthcare-related bills receiving votes. ... Read more 21st Century Cures Act Passes with Hospital Provisions... Read More
Monday Report | December 12
The MHA Keystone Center recently finalized a partnership with the Indiana Hospital Association (IHA) to offer Patient Safety Organization (PSO) services to all Indiana hospitals. This partnership with IHA maximizes the ability to engage in shared learning around patient safety and quality, simi... Read More
The American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) today released a new report that details the impact a potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would have on hospitals and health systems and the patients and communities they care for. The report find... Read More
On Dec. 5, the Kaiser Family Foundation released new state data estimating how much Americans who purchased health insurance plans through Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces received in tax credits for 2016. In Michigan, an estimated 275,000+ people buying health insurance on the ACA marketplace... Read More
On Nov. 21, the MHA Keystone Center hosted a webinar on mitigating the risk associated with the use of the LivaNova PLC (formerly Sorin Group Deutschland GmbH) Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Systems. The webinar highlighted resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. ... Read More
Action Taken on Healthcare Bills in Lame-duck Session The House Health Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Mike Callton (R-Nashville), heard testimony Tuesday on Senate Bill (SB) 1019, legislation to give hospitals more flexibility in choosing anesthesia delivery models to best meet the needs of th... Read More
Monday Report | December 05
Featuring the University of Michigan Health System - Welcome 24/7 Presence of Family and/or Patient Representative as Part of the Patient's Healthcare Team  Patient and family engagement, as broadly defined by Susan Dentzer, is an active partnership among individuals, families, healthcar... Read More
This November, the Michigan Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (MI AIM) conference met at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing. Nearly 250 team members representing Michigan’s birthing hospitals were in attendance. Earlier this year, the MHA Keystone Center announced its partnership with... Read More
The MHA Keystone Center recently held a half day Great Lakes Partners for Patients (GLPP) Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) kickoff. HIIN is a two year, with optional additional year, contract that was awarded to the MHA Keystone Center in September 2016. The contract includes Mich... Read More
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