Entries for '#MiCareMatters'

The MHA is featuring southwest Michigan’s Spectrum Health Lakeland in its statewide #MiRuralCareMatters campaign for its work to address health disparities by partnering with a local barbershop.
Member News | September 05
Ruthanne Sudderth, senior vice president, public affairs & communications, recalls growing up in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and the important role hospitals play to the people in small and rural cities across Michigan.
MHA Rounds | June 13
The MHA is highlighting the stories of rural Michiganders and their community hospitals as part of its new #MiRuralCareMatters campaign.
The latest episode of the MiCare Champion Cast, the MHA’s podcast on issues surrounding healthcare, covers the impact that health information sharing has on patient care.
The latest episode of the MiCare Champion Cast, the MHA’s podcast on issues surrounding healthcare, provides updates on new opioid legislation and information on the Michigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS.)
The latest episode of the MiCare Champion Cast covers vaccinations and raises awareness about serious vaccine-preventable illnesses in Michigan, including the flu and hepatitis A.
Issues in Healthcare | February 09
On Nov. 29, members of the Michigan House Health Policy Committee heard testimony on House Bills 4629-4631, legislation that would mandate nurse staffing ratios in Michigan.
Issues in Healthcare | November 30
Weekly news and updates from the MHA. 
Monday Report | November 06
Open enrollment for 2018 healthcare coverage through the individual marketplace started Nov. 1 and ends Dec. 15, and Michigan hospitals are helping those who need assistance with the insurance enrollment process.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | October 23
The MHA has launched a podcast series called the MiCare Champion Cast, which features interviews with healthcare policy experts in Michigan on key issues that impact healthcare and the health of communities.
Issues in Healthcare | October 19
The MHA testified before the House Committee on Insurance on 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 in auto accidents and providers. 
Weekly news and updates from the MHA. 
Monday Report | October 02
As promised by elected officials toward the end of summer, the debate over Michigan’s auto no-fault insurance system is heating up in Lansing with the introduction of another no-fault bill in the Legislature. 
Top Issues - Healthcare | September 29
Crain’s Detroit Business reported on Sept. 27 that federal spending cuts are going to make it harder for 277,000 people in Michigan who purchase their own health insurance through healthcare.gov. 
MHA In The News | September 28
MHA CEO Brian Peters was quoted in a Detroit News article on the latest auto no-fault insurance reform proposal, announced on Sept. 26.
MHA In The News | September 27
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | August 28
The MHA is launching #MiCareMatters, a statewide campaign urging Michiganders who work in the healthcare field or anyone who cares about healthcare issues in Michigan to sign up to become a MiCare Champion at MiCareMatters.org.

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