WCMU Public Radio: Bills in the state senate aim to remove some state oversight of critical access hospitals

Posted on January 14, 2020

Adam CarlsonA story published Jan. 9 by WCMU Public Radio focuses on Senate Bill 670, which seeks to exempt critical access hospitals from Certificate of Need (CON) oversight.

Senate Bill 670 is one of seven bills currently in the Michigan Senate that would reform CON.

Adam Carlson, senior director of government & political affairs, MHA, is quoted on the MHA’s opposition to Senate Bill 670.

“Small and rural hospitals that have been fortunate enough to survive while providing more comprehensive services than their critical access counterparts, they might be under pressure to downsize to meet that new CA (critical access) designation,” said Carlson.

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