MHA Monday Report Feb. 10, 2020
Posted on February 10, 2020
The fiscal year (FY) 2021 executive budget recommendation was presented to the Legislature Feb. 6 by State Budget Director Chris Kolb, and a FY 2020 supplemental budget request was also released. While the state is facing flat general fund revenue and …
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the MHA submitted comments asking the Trump administration to withdraw a recently issued proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that would have a direct impact on Michigan’s provider tax …
The Superior Health Quality Alliance (Superior Health) is recruiting organizations to participate in its first initiative, the Nursing Home Quality Improvement Collaborative and Community Coalitions for Improving Care. The MHA is one of eight organizations …
MHA CEO Brian Peters commends Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for taking a leadership role regarding maternal health and highlights the efforts the MHA Keystone Center has led to ensure health equity by addressing disparities and social determinants of health.
The MHA Service Corporation (MHASC) convened a meeting of its board Jan. 30 to assess and further develop programs and services to support key initiatives in the 2019-2020 MHA Action Plan. The board received a report on activities …
Health disparities are costly in terms of the economy, lives and productivity. These costs stem from inadequate or poor care to key populations that leads to preventable disease, high rehospitalization rates or premature death. As hospitals shift to …
A Weekly Recap
“The release of several industry studies ... illustrates the urgent need for health reform; and each tee’s up important policy questions.”
Paul Keckley, Feb. 3, 2020
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Feb. 10:
- An MHA Workplace Safety Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Collaboration Call will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday.
- The MHA Person and Family Engagement Advisory Council will meet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at MHA headquarters, Okemos.
- The fourth webinar in the Great Lakes Partners for Patients Hospital Improvement Innovation Network Advancing Health Equity Webinar Series will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday.
- Nominations for the 2020 MHA Ludwig Community Benefit Award are due by 5 p.m. Friday.
Read recent coverage about the MHA, including statewide headlines following the launch of new resources from the Department of Insurance and Financial Services for Michigan drivers on the new no-fault auto insurance law.
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