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Monday Report | June 11
The Michigan Legislature on June 7 fast-tracked the approval of a revised version of Senate Bill (SB) 897, which would require able-bodied individuals between 19 and 62 years of age to work an average of 80 hours per month to continue qualifying for healthcare coverage under Medicaid expansion. ...
Today, the Michigan Legislature approved legislation requiring 80 hours of work a month for hundreds of thousands of Healthy Michigan Plan recipients.
The Michigan House Appropriations Committee began work on Senate Bill (SB) 897 during a regularly scheduled meeting May 2, where committee members heard testimony on the bill. 
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.
The Michigan Senate approved Senate Bill (SB) 897 in a 26-11 vote held April 19. The legislation would institute work requirements for Medicaid recipients in Michigan, including individuals enrolled in the Healthy Michigan Plan.
A bill instituting work requirements for Medicaid recipients in Michigan, including individuals enrolled in the Healthy Michigan Plan, was the subject of a testimony-only hearing before the Senate Committee on Michigan Competitiveness.
Gov. Rick Snyder presented his executive budget recommendation to the Legislature Feb. 7, encompassing fiscal year (FY) 2019. The budget recommendation protects key hospital and health system priorities related to access and education. 
The Michigan Health & Hospital Association applauds Gov. Snyder for his continued support of improved healthcare across Michigan, as evidenced by today’s Executive Budget Proposal.
On Jan. 11, the state treasurer and the directors of the House and Senate fiscal agencies convened the state’s annual January revenue estimating conference. 
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.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Dec. 18.
Member News | December 16
The Medical Services Administration recently released a final policy to increase physician payment rates for neonatal and pediatric critical and intensive care services, effective Jan. 1. 
The Michigan Health & Hospital Association participated in a panel on the impact of the Affordable Care Act in Michigan on Dec. 5. 
MHA In The News | December 08
MHA Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Vice President Laura Appel was interviewed by Michigan Radio in a Sept. 20 story about Michigan hospitals’ stance on the latest ACA repeal & replace effort, the  Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson bill. 
MHA CEO Brian Peters was among healthcare leaders quoted in a Sept. 20 Crain’s Detroit Business article about the proposed Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson legislation that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Once again, a proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or “Obamacare,” is making the rounds in Washington, and once again, it’s a bill that is simply unacceptable when it comes to protecting the health and well-being of Michiganders. 
A Senate GOP effort to repeal portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) failed to garner the support needed for passage in a vote that extended into the early morning hours Friday, Aug. 28.
A new article from Mlive.com reports on the successes of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, in Michigan. 
MHA In The News | July 27
As efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, continue in Washington D.C., MHA Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Vice President Laura Appel was interviewed by Vox about the ACA’s positive impact on cities like Detroit. 
MHA In The News | July 25
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