MHA In The News

A May 7, 2018, article by Dawn Geskus for watchdog.org takes a look at legislation that would require able-bodied adults to work a minimum of 29 hours per week to keep their Medicaid benefits.  Read More
The MHA’s testimony on a proposal to institute work requirements for Medicaid recipients in Michigan, including individuals enrolled in the Healthy Michigan Plan, was covered by outlets across the state. Read More
MHA CEO Brian Peters was quoted in an article from WJMN-TV on the recent Upper Peninsula Health Care Solutions’ annual Trustee Forum, where he spoke on the work Michigan hospitals are doing to fight the opioid epidemic. Read More
MHA In The News | April 23
Peter Schonfeld, MHA senior vice president, Policy, and chief operating officer, MHA Service Corporation, was interviewed for an April 1 Crain’s Detroit Business article that covers insurers’ and hospitals’ efforts to reduce costs.  Read More
MHA In The News | April 04
This March 28, 2018, article from Crain's Detroit Business covers the release of the 2018 Economic Impact of Healthcare in Michigan. Read More
MHA In The News | March 29
In a Feb. 18, 2018, article in MiBiz, reporter Mark Sanchez spoke to Sam Watson, senior vice president for patient safety and quality at the MHA and executive director of the MHA Keystone Center, about the newly launched VerifyMICare website. Read More
MHA In The News | February 20
In a Feb. 13, 2018, interview on Michigan Radio's Stateside program, Sam Watson, senior vice president, Patient Safety & Quality, discusses hospitals' concerns with a package of bills that would institute mandatory nurse-staffing ratios. Read More
In this Feb. 11, 2018, article, Crain's Detroit Business reporter Jay Greene takes a look at how a rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that effected funding available through the federal 340B Drug Discount Program is impacting Michigan hospitals.  Read More
MHA Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Vice President Laura Appel was interviewed by Crain’s Detroit Business on a new proposal to repeal Michigan’s auto no-fault insurance system altogether.  Read More
MHA In The News | February 07
MHA CEO is quoted in an article in the Feb. 2018 issue of Greater Lansing Business Monthly recapping legislative action on House Bill (HB) 5013, legislation that would have revamped Michigan's current auto no-fault system. Read More
MHA In The News | February 01
On Jan. 24, Detroit’s WJR News Talk Radio broadcast the Frank Beckmann Show “Live from Lansing” as part of its coverage of Gov. Rick Snyder’s state of the state address and the legislative issues facing the state in 2018. Read More
Sam R. Watson, MSA, CPPS, senior vice president of patient safety and quality, MHA Keystone Center, spoke with Paul W. Smith on WJR about the MHA’s new hospital transparency website, VerifyMICare.org on Jan. 17. Read More
MHA In The News | January 17
WCMU Public Radio reported on the launch of the MHA’s new hospital transparency website, VerifyMICare.org, on Jan. 16 and interviewed Sam R. Watson, MSA, CPPS, senior vice president of patient safety and quality, MHA Keystone Center. Read More
MHA In The News | January 16
MHA Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Vice President Laura Appel was interviewed for a Dec. 24 MiBiz.com article about what’s to come for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2018. Read More
In this Dec. 20, 2017, article from Crain's Detroit Business, Sam Watson, senior vice president of patient safety and quality at the MHA Keystone Center, discusses efforts to reduce maternal mortality in Michigan in partnership with the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health. Read More
In a Dec. 8, 2017, article from Crain's Detroit Business, Laura Appel, senior vice president and chief innovation officer at the MHA, talks about federal tax reform efforts and concerns on the impact current legislative proposals could have on Michigan hospitals, patients and communities. Read More
MHA In The News | December 11
The Michigan Health & Hospital Association participated in a panel on the impact of the Affordable Care Act in Michigan on Dec. 5.  Read More
MHA In The News | December 08
MHA Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff Nancy McKeague is quoted in this article from KPLC 7 in Lake Charles, LA, about the Workflex in the 21st Century Act, a bill that allow employers to expand paid leave and workplace options to employees. Read More
MHA In The News | November 06
The MHA was among the organizations opposing House Bill (HB) 5013 in a Nov. 2 Crain’s Detroit Business article about the defeat of the bill. Read More
MHA In The News | November 03
The Detroit Free Press quoted MHA CEO Brian Peters in its Nov. 2 story on the defeat of House Bill (HB) 5013. Read More
MHA In The News | November 03
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