Weekly Message From MHA

Weekly Message From MHA

  • A Threat to Hospitals’ Charitable Purpose

    November 10, 2017 By: Your MHA Team
    With the public release last week of a federal tax reform package, and its passage Thursday by the House Ways and Means Committee, Maryland’s hospitals face the possibility of losing an important means of raising money for critical infrastructure projects that support their mission of care.
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  • Coverage Remains Key

    November 03, 2017 By: Your MHA Team
    For the millions of Americans who have health coverage through the Affordable Care Act, and the millions more who still need coverage, the past six months have felt a bit like a yo-yo. First, Congress was going to repeal Obamacare, then it was going to replace it, then it was going to fix it.
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  • Empowering Communities

    October 27, 2017 By: Your MHA Team
    On Wednesday in Baltimore County, MHA joined with many of Maryland’s hospital and health care officials, state and federal legislators, and community leaders for a far-reaching conversation on how our nation’s and state’s health care system is evolving.​
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  • Kicking Advocacy into High Gear

    October 20, 2017 By: Mary Pat Seurkamp
    With the start of the 2018 General Assembly session less than three months away, preparations for what is expected to be a challenging and complex political climate are well underway at MHA. There have been many meetings with key legislators, plenty of input into the state’s budget process, and the development of supporting advocacy materials like infographics and legislative briefs.​
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  • Addressing Opioid Crisis Will Take Teamwork

    October 13, 2017 By: Your MHA Team
    Hospital leaders know that finding solutions to Maryland’s opioid crisis requires partnerships – with community-based behavioral health providers, with law enforcement, with state agencies, and more.​
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  • Hospital Heroes

    October 06, 2017 By: Your MHA Team
    On Monday, less than 24 hours after 59 people were killed in the nation’s largest mass shooting, Las Vegas hospitals were working to save the lives of more than 500 victims. That’s a staggering number, especially considering that Nevada has just one hospital – University Medical Center in Las Vegas – with a Level-1 trauma center.
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