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In an April 30 move disputed by the Michigan Legislature, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended the state of emergency through May 28. As the COVID-19 pandemic persists into a new month, the MHA has continued to send regular updates ...
As Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended the stay home, stay safe order for an additional two weeks, with relaxation of some of the former restrictions, the MHA has continued to send daily updates to MHA members on ways the pandemic affects them.
On Jan. 29, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer presented her strategic goals for the upcoming year during her second State of the State address, with a significant focus on healthcare.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | January 13
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Jan. 13.
Member News | January 11
On Dec. 4, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon announced the department’s new approach for strengthening Michigan’s behavioral health system.
Member News | December 06
On Oct. 30, the House Appropriations Committee, chaired by Rep. Mary Whiteford (R-Casco Township), heard testimony on behavioral health and its impact on Michigan patients and hospitals from the MHA and Trinity Health Michigan Region.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | October 21
MHA member CEOs, Board of Trustee members and Excellence in Governance fellows gathered at the MHA Capitol Advocacy Center in downtown Lansing  Oct. 15 for Trustee Day at the Capitol. 
Member News | October 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 Michigan Health & Hospital Association fully supports the fiscal year 2020 legislative budget that will make key strides in protecting and improving access and quality of care for Michigan residents. 
MHA Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Vice President Laura Appel was interviewed for a Sept. 24 Mlive article about the critical need to improve access to care for behavioral health patients in Michigan.  
MHA In The News | September 24
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.
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
MHA CEO Brian Peters wrote an opinion piece published by Crains Detroit Business July 14 on where the Medicaid program stands nearly 6 years after its expansion in Michigan.
MHA In The News | July 16
MHA CEO Brian Peters recaps the top nine successes from the 2018-2019 program year.
MHA Rounds | July 02
The Michigan House of Representatives approved the state health and human services fiscal year 2020 budget June 12. In approving the budget, the House offered no amendments to the proposal initially reported May 14.
Member News | June 13
Like others who have been directly involved in Michigan’s auto no-fault insurance reform saga for many years, I didn’t sleep well – if at all – over the last several weeks as it became increasingly clear that significant change would be enacted.
MHA Rounds | June 03
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services reported its fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget May 14.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of May 6.
Member News | May 05
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