Minnesota Hospital Association

Policy & Advocacy

rules, regulations and comments

The Minnesota Hospital Association continually monitors state and federal rules and regulations to keep members informed and advocates on behalf of members regarding the impact of regulations on the state’s hospitals and health systems. MHA submits comment letters to share recommendations and feedback with the appropriate government organizations and health care stakeholders. Examples of rules and regulations that MHA addresses include those implementing federal or state health care reform efforts, changing payment methodologies, establishing community benefit or other standards for tax-exempt organizations, or modifying government oversight of health care activities.

Entries for December 2012

PMAP+ Section 1115 Medicaid Waiver Extension

December 2012
On behalf of our members, which include 145 hospitals and multiple health systems throughout Minnesota, the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) appreciates the opportunity to comment on Minnesota’s proposed extension of the Prepaid Medicaid Assistance Project Plus (PMAP+) Section 1115 Medicaid Waiver, set to expire Dec. 31, 2013.

Draft of Roadmap to a Healthier Minnesota

December 2012
On behalf of our members, which include 145 hospitals and health systems throughout Minnesota, the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) offers the following feedback and comments regarding the Nov. 29, 2012 version of the draft “Roadmap to a Healthier Minnesota” (Roadmap). We hope that these comments are useful as you consider final revisions to the Roadmap.