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 July 2016

MHA Comments on Critical Access Hospital Reimbursement

July 2016
On behalf of our 78 member Critical Access Hospital (CAHs), the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) offers the following comments and suggestions regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Rural Health Council’s discussion of the potential impact of a 1% across-the-board cut to reimbursement.