MHA Monday Report Feb. 10, 2020

Posted on February 10, 2020

Chris Kolb, State Budget Director, presents the FY 2021 executive budget recommendation to the Legislature. Executive Budget Recommendation Protects Hospital Funding

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 …

Governor, MHA Comment on Proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation

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 …

Superior Health Quality Alliance Recruiting Participants for First Initiative

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 PetersCEO Report – Maternal Health Matters

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.

MHA Service Corporation Board Addresses MHA Action Plan Priorities

MHA Service Corporation 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 …

Webinar Series Provides Health Equity Advancement Opportunities

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 …

The Keckley Report

Paul KeckleyA 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

News to Know

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.

MHA in the News

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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