Monday Report

U.S. House of Representatives Pulls Bill Repealing and Replacing ACA Late last week, the U.S. House of Representatives cancelled a scheduled vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) after it became clear there were not enough “yes” votes to pass the bill. ... Read more State Rep... Read More
Monday Report | March 27
MHA Testifies on Importance of Healthy Michigan Plan The MHA testified before the House Health Policy Committee last week about the importance of the Healthy Michigan Plan in protecting access to affordable, high-quality care for all Michigan residents. ... Read more House Committee Approves F... Read More
Monday Report | March 20
A Special Message from MHA CEO Brian Peters on the American Health Care Act Dear Colleague, Last week, we finally got a glimpse at the House Republicans’ plan for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. As it is currently written, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) threatens th... Read More
Monday Report | March 13
Nurse at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Receives Quarterly Speak-up! Award Karen Kazyak, RN, a nurse at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, was honored last week with the quarterly MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award. The award celebrates patient and staff safety through the recognition of individuals o... Read More
Monday Report | March 06
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Must Update DEA Registration Public Act 499 of 2016, which will take effect April 9, permits advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to prescribe schedule II-V drugs under delegation and to autonomously prescribe nonscheduled drugs. ... Read more Hospita... Read More
Monday Report | February 27
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
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
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
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
MHA Launches New Website, Branding Dear Colleague, With today’s edition of the MHA Monday Report, we are pleased to announce the launch of the new and improved mha.org website. As a leading voice in healthcare, we want to make our resources as user-friendly as possible ... Read more M... Read More
Monday Report | November 20
Election 2016 Results, Leonard Chosen as Speaker of Michigan House President-elect Donald Trump swept the rust-belt Tuesday, winning Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin and Michigan. His significant win in Michigan propelled the House of Representatives to another legislative session with a Republican ... Read More
Monday Report | November 15
In this issue of Monday Report Election 2016: Tomorrow’s Votes are Vital to Michigan’s Healthcare Future Thursday is Deadline to Enroll in Great Lakes Partners for Patients HIIN Final Rule Issued on Medicare OPPS Program for Fiscal Year 2017 Opportunity to Inform Michigan Beh... Read More
Monday Report | November 07
In this issue of Monday Report: Governor Vetoes Legislation that Placed Medicaid Funding at Risk New Report Details Michigan Hospitals’ Patient Safety and Quality Improvements MHA Partners to Offer Leadership Development for Healthcare Professionals Webinar to Examine Electronic He... Read More
Monday Report | October 31
In this issue of Monday Report: Senate Takes Action on Medical Liability Legislation Implementation of MACRA Provisions Outlined in Final Rule Hometown Hero Recognized at Michigan Green Healthcare Conference MHA Governance Conference Provided Setting for Leaders’ Interaction Save... Read More
Monday Report | October 24
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