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 September 2016

MHA comments on CMS' proposed rule for Medicaid DSH payments

September 2016

On behalf of our 137 member hospitals and health systems, the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) comments on the provisions contained in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed rule for Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments.

MHA comments on CMS' calendar year 2017 OPPS proposed rule

September 2016

On behalf of our 137 member hospitals and health systems, the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) comments on the provisions contained in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) calendar year (CY) 2017 hospital outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) proposed rule that would implement the site-neutral provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (BiBA).