Entries for 'behavioral health'

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
The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Community Health/Human Services reported its fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget proposal April 25. 
The MHA Legislative Policy Panel convened its third meeting of the program year March 14 and developed recommendations for the MHA Board of Trustees on legislative initiatives impacting Michigan hospitals.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | March 11
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of March 11. 
Member News | March 09
On March 5, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer presented her fiscal year (FY) 2020 executive budget proposal to the Legislature. 
The MHA's ability to foster strong relationships and speak with one voice in the healthcare community — key attributes that have allowed the association to be successful throughout its 100-year history — will continue to be vital in a rapidly changing healthcare environment.
MHA Rounds | January 08
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