MHA Monday Report Oct. 9, 2017

Posted on October 09, 2017

Chris Mitchell (left) and Laura Appel explained to members of the House Committee on Insurance the areas where House Bill 5013 falls short for Michigan citizens.MHA: House Bill 5013 Doesn’t Do Enough to Protect Drivers, Accident Victims

The MHA testified before the House Committee on Insurance Oct. 3 in opposition to House Bill (HB) 5013, which seeks to reform the auto no-fault insurance system and would have serious implications for those injured … Read more

MHA Legislative Policy Panel Holds First Meeting of Program Year

The MHA Legislative Policy Panel recently convened its first meeting of the 2017-2018 program year and developed recommendations for the MHA Board of Trustees on legislative initiatives impacting Michigan hospitals. Jean Meyer, president and CEO … Read more

Sustainability Champions Recognized at Michigan Green Healthcare Conference

MHA CEO Brian Peters (left) presents the 2017 Michigan Green Healthcare Awards to Keith Miller, corporation facilities, McLaren Health Care, Flint, and to Pierre Gonyon, CHSP, system environmental safety and health leader, St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, and Rob Casalou, regional vice president and CEO, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Canton.The Michigan Green Healthcare Conference was held Oct. 4 and 5 in Lansing, gathering sustainability officers, dieticians, clinicians, engineers and others with a passion for reducing the ecological footprint of the healthcare sector. During the conference … Read more

Oct. 5 Medicaid Payments Delayed to Oct. 12

Due to the state of Michigan’s recent financial system transition to the Statewide Integrated Government Management System (SIGMA), Medicaid fee-for-service payments and remittance advices normally scheduled for Oct. 5 will be combined … Read more

Healthcare Human Resources Conference Set for April 19

The MHA Service Corporation and the Michigan Healthcare Human Resources Association are again partnering in 2018 to present the Michigan Healthcare Human Resources Conference. This conference provides an opportunity for all Michigan healthcare human resource … Read more

The Keckley Report

Paul KeckleyMy Take: Millennials Aren’t Buying What We’re Selling
“In practical terms, Seniors and Baby Boomers represent bigger chunks of the $3.2 trillion healthcare pie but Millennials are the generation likely to have the most fundamental impact on its future. It’s the depth of their views that merits consideration by health professionals. It’s clear they aren’t buying what we’re selling.”
Paul Keckley, Oct. 2, 2017

News to Know

  • The 2017 MHA Communications Retreat will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, East Lansing.
  • The Great Lakes Partners for Patients two-day workshop Quality Essential Skills Training (QuEST) will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Otsego Club and Resort, Gaylord.
  • The MHA Quality & Accountability Committee will meet from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Friday.
  • National Rural Health Day is Nov. 16! The Michigan Center for Rural Health encourages rural hospitals to celebrate the day and promote the “power of rural” by planning activities in their communities.

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MHA in the News

Michigan's Auto No-Fault SystemRead recent state and national coverage about the MHA, including stories from Crain’s Detroit Business and WWMT TV 3 on the MHA’s opposition to the latest effort to reform the Michigan auto no-fault insurance system … Read more


  • MHA Monday Report Oct. 9, 2017

Tags: Michigan Green Healthcare Conference, Medicaid, auto no-fault, Quality & Accountability Committee, QuEST, GLPP, payment delay, MHA Communications Retreat, SIGMA, Healthcare Human Resources Conference, MHA Legislative Policy, small and rural

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