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The Michigan Legislature introduced 47 supplemental appropriation bills Oct. 8 that would restore $256 million in funding to the state’s fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget. 
Member News | October 10
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services recently released proposed revisions to the federal anti-kickback and physician self-referral (Stark law) rules. These revisions are intended to allow flexibility in value-based payment arrangements and coordinated care.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA. 
Monday Report | October 07
The Medical Services Administration (MSA) released a proposed policy Sept. 30 to transition all pharmacy drug coverage from Medicaid health plans (MHPs) to Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS), effective Dec. 1, 2019. 
Member News | October 04
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued 147 line-item vetoes to the state budget Sept. 30, eliminating nearly $1 billion in spending, including $20.2 million in healthcare funding that would make key strides in protecting and improving access and quality of care for Michigan residents.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | September 30
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule Sept. 25 that outlines the method to determine federal Affordable Care Act-related Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) allotment reductions for fiscal years (FYs) 2020 through 2025.
Member News | September 26
Adam Carlson, the MHA’s senior director of government & political affairs, was featured in a Sept. 24 article from Crain’s Detroit Business on the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services budget, which was approved by the Legislature Sept. 24.
MHA In The News | September 25
On Sept. 24, the Michigan Legislature approved Senate Bill (SB) 139, the fiscal year (FY) 2020 conference report for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) budget, which takes significant steps to improve Medicaid reimbursement rates paid to hospitals in Michigan.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Senate Bill (SB) 362 into law Sept. 23, which makes it easier for Healthy Michigan Plan beneficiaries to comply with Medicaid work requirements, and delayed other upcoming changes that could impact patients.
On Sept. 19, the Joint House and Senate Conference Committee on Health and Human Services reported its fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget recommendation, which takes significant steps to improve Medicaid reimbursement rates paid to hospitals in Michigan.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | September 09
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Sept. 9.
Member News | September 07
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | August 19
Providers who prescribe medications to Medicaid beneficiaries are urged to enroll in the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Community Health Automated Medicaid Processing System (CHAMPS) by the Oct. 1 deadline to avoid pharmacy claim denials or medicines not being issued for pa...
Member News | August 15
MHA CEO Brian Peters describes the new and energetic ways the MHA is focusing on children’s health to protect the state's youth and, thereby, safeguard Michigan’s future. 
MHA Rounds | August 01
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | July 29
The Medical Services Administration (MSA) recently released a proposed policy to streamline prescription drug coverage policies and enhance medical management of complex drug therapies. 
Member News | July 25
MHA CEO Brian Peters was part of a conversation July 23 on the Caring for Kids radio program on WJR 760AM with Larry Burns, president and CEO of The Children’s Foundation.
MHA In The News | July 25
The MHA submitted comments to the Medical Services Administration (MSA) July 19 regarding the department’s long-standing reimbursement policy for neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) services provided by 23 hospitals throughout Michigan.
Member News | July 19
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