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Rep. Mary Whiteford (R-Casco Township) recently reintroduced legislation that would allow Michigan to join the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). House Bill 4046 was sent to the House Health Policy Committee for consideration in the 2021-2022 legislative session.
Member News | March 07
Health policy committees in both the state House and Senate addressed legislation relevant to hospitals during the week of March 1.
Member News | March 05
The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs is seeking public input on draft rules regarding implicit bias training that were ordered in Executive Directive 2020-07.
Member News | January 22
Health professionals who are licensed in another state and are in good standing in that state can practice in Michigan without a separate Michigan license during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Member News | December 03
While the 2020 general election is complete, vote counting continues in Michigan and across the country, driven by both record voter turnout and a record number of absentee ballots cast.
November 06
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on July 9 signed Executive Directive 2020-07, directing the state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to begin promulgating rules to establish implicit bias training standards.
Member News | November 06
As the Nov. 3 election approaches, the MHA is reminding hospitals that voters may make an “emergency” request for an absentee ballot if he or she cannot attend the polls because of personal disablement, such as hospitalization.
Member News | October 14
Michigan House Bill 4042, also known as the Michigan Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), passed the House Feb. 26.
Member News | February 27
On Dec. 4, the House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Brandt Iden (R-Oshtemo) sent MHA-supported Senate Bill (SB) 340 to the full House. SB 340 would allow telepharmacy services to operate in Michigan.
December 05
On Nov. 14, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer laid out a series of new efforts targeted to increase awareness of the stigma around opioid addiction.
Member News | November 18
The full Senate unanimously sent the MHA-supported House Bill (HB) 4325 to the governor’s desk Oct. 17.
Member News | October 17
The MHA is working on behalf of licensed professional counselors (LPCs) to maintain their current, longstanding scope of practice and patients’ access to care by behavioral health professionals. 
Member News | October 10

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