Legislative Commentary View testimony delivered on behalf of MHA and its members to the Minnesota Legislature, as well as written commentary on legislative proposals and bills of interest to the membership. Current Articles | Archives | Search MHA comments to the HHS omnibus budget bill confereesMay 2019On behalf of its 141 hospital and health system members, MHA submits comments to the HHS omnibus budget bill conferees on the key provisions being considered for inclusion in the bill. MHA comments on H.F. 3March 2019On behalf of 141 hospital and health system members, the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) submits comments on Rep. Liebling’s House File 3 and its expected DE1-2 amendment. MHA comments in support of HF 1340/SF 1229, mental health parityMarch 2019MHA submitted comments on behalf of its members in support of HF 1340/SF 1229, which seeks to improve access to mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) care by ensuring mental health parity. MHA comments in support for CCBHCsFebruary 2019MHA submits comments to express support for sustained state resources for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs). MHA comments regarding Minnesota's reinsurance programFebruary 2019On behalf of its 141 hospital and health system members from across the state, MHA offers the following input regarding Minnesota’s premium security (reinsurance) program. MHA supports opioid stewardship legislationFebruary 2019On behalf of its 141 hospital and health system members, MHA submits a letter in support of the Opioid Stewardship legislation. Minnesota Penalty for Meaningful Coverage in MedicaidJune 2017We write today as representatives of the full continuum of care in Minnesota to alert you to a specific provision in the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), currently under consideration in the U.S. Senate, that would financially punish the State of Minnesota for providing meaningful health care coverage in the state’s Medicaid program.