Top Issues - Healthcare

March 24, 2017: For Immediate Release Attributed to MHA CEO Brian Peters Today, the U.S. House of Representatives cancelled a scheduled vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a bill that could have a severe and negative impact on Michigan residents, our communities and our hospitals and ... Read More
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is launching a television ad urging Congress to protect health coverage for the most vulnerable as it considers legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The 30-second ad will being airing this weekend (March 17) on national cable and in... Read More
March 13, 2017: For Immediate Release Attributed to MHA CEO Brian Peters Today, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its scoring of the recently introduced American Health Care Act (AHCA), which will repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare.” ... Read More
In guest commentary submitted to Modern Healthcare magazine, Beaumont Health President and CEO John T. Fox discusses the key components of an ACA replacement plan and shares the importance of maintaining health coverage that nearly 1 million Michigan residents rely upon under the current law. Read More
Media Statement For Immediate Release: Feb. 21, 2017 Contact: Laura Wotruba, lwotruba@mha.org MHA Statement on Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan's Auto Insurance Proposal The following statement can be attributed to MHA CEO Brian Peters.  In his State of the City address, Mayor Mike ... Read More
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
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
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
The MHA prepared these talking points to assist member hospitals in discussing the results of the election in the context of the future of the Affordable Care Act and Healthy Michigan Plan. Read More
The Michigan Health & Hospital Association looks forward to working with the new administration, MHA CEO Brian Peters said today. "Michigan hospitals are dedicated to caring for our patients, families and communities; that dedication remains steadfast regardless of election outcomes an... Read More
On Oct. 27, Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed Senate Bill 987, legislation on the Health Insurance Claims Assessment (HICA)/Medicaid Managed Care Use Tax that originated in the Senate and was amended in the House and sent to the governor earlier in the week. The bill would have ended the HICA early ... Read More

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Media inquiries: contact Laura Wotruba at (517) 703-8601. 

Other inquiries: email communicate@mha.org

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