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 August 2011

Proposed Decision Memo for Screening for Depression in Adults

August 2011

On behalf of our 145 member hospitals and 17 member health systems, the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) thanks you for the opportunity to comment on CMS’ proposed decision memo for screening for depression in adults (CAG-00425N).