MHA Thankful Healthcare Prioritized in Executive Budget Recommendation

Posted on February 06, 2020

The following statement may be attributed to MHA CEO Brian Peters.

MHA CEO Brian PetersThe Michigan Health & Hospital Association is thankful that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive budget recommendation protects vital healthcare funding for hospitals, maintaining access to care for residents across the state. We are pleased to see increased support for the state’s Medicaid program, including the extension of Medicaid postpartum benefits for mothers to a full year and the first outpatient Medicaid fee increase since 2002. Ensuring continued support for rural and critical access hospitals, obstetrical services, graduate medical education and the Healthy Michigan Plan means the improved health and wellness of Michigan. We look forward to working with the Michigan legislature to ensure all of our budget priorities are included throughout the appropriations process.


  • MHA Thankful Healthcare Prioritized in Executive Budget Recommendation

Tags: Medicaid, Healthy Michigan Plan, Brian Peters, graduate medical education, state budget, Governor Whitmer

Posted in: News Releases, Issues in Healthcare, Member News, Top Issues - Healthcare

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