On behalf of the MHA and its member hospitals, MHA CEO Brian Peters presented a $30,000 contribution to the Michigan Harvest Gathering (MHG) Oct. 2 as part of the MHG campaign kickoff media conference at Hunter Park GardenHouse, Lansing.
The Medical Services Administration (MSA) recently released concurrent proposed and final policies to rescind MSA 13-50 and eliminate the rural access pool funding for fiscal year (FY) 2020, which began Oct. 1, 2019.
The Medical Services Administration (MSA) released a proposed policy Sept. 30 to transition all pharmacy drug coverage from Medicaid health plans (MHPs) to Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS), effective Dec. 1, 2019.
The MHA recently hosted two premier events in Troy that focused on safety and drew healthcare quality and safety staffs and clinical leaders from across Michigan.
The MHA Service Corporation (MHASC) convened a meeting of its board Sept. 30 to engage in further strategic assessment and development of programs and services to support key initiatives in the 2019-2020 MHA action plan.
On Oct. 3, members of the Bronson Healthcare team testified before the House Health Policy Committee on behalf of medical providers living with critical incident stress to advocate for House Bill (HB) 4826.
The MHA conducted numerous interviews with news outlets across the state and issued a media statement following Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s line-item vetoes cut healthcare funding.
Hosted by the American Association for Respiratory Care, Respiratory Care Week is held each October to celebrate respiratory therapists. In honor of the observance, the MHA Keystone Center is highlighting the work that Owosso
Michelle Norcross, MSA, senior director of safety and quality, MHA Keystone Center, discusses the MHA and the MHA Keystone Center’s continued efforts to decrease opioid use statewide.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued 147 line-item vetoes to the state budget Sept. 30, eliminating nearly $1 billion in spending, including $20.2 million in healthcare funding that would make key strides in protecting and improving access and quality of care for Michigan residents.
The Michigan Health & Hospital Association is disappointed with the governor’s line-item vetoes in the fiscal year 2020 budget for the state Department of Health and Human Services.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
The MHA Keystone Center released its 2018-2019 annual report Sept. 30. The report, Transformation through Collaboration, reflects on the challenges patients and healthcare providers face daily and what Michigan hospitals and the MHA Keystone Center are doing together to address those issues and...
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Sept. 30
Patients and healthcare providers alike are facing a multitude of complex challenges.
On Sept. 24, the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) issued an order protecting auto no-fault benefits for auto accident survivors who need benefits from the Michigan Assigned Claims Plan (MACP).
The MHA Keystone Center hosted a one-hour Twitter chat Sept. 19 that convened national and state experts, MHA Keystone Center-member hospitals and several of its partner organizations, including MPRO, the Wisconsin Hospital Association, the Illinois Health & Hospital Association, and Vlasic &...
Reducing healthcare’s environmental impact is the focus of the Oct. 9-10 MHA Michigan Green Healthcare Conference.
On Sept. 26, the MHA Keystone Center honored Spectrum Health Lakeland nurses Lori Engler, RN, and Crystal Watson, RN, with the 2018 annual MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award at the MHA Safety and Quality Symposium in Troy.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule Sept. 25 that outlines the method to determine federal Affordable Care Act-related Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) allotment reductions for fiscal years (FYs) 2020 through 2025.