Federal Policy and Advocacy

The MHA works with our Congressional Delegation in Washington, DC to represent Michigan hospitals and their patients and communities. The association's work in our nation's capitol focuses on healthcare funding, access to affordable services and treatments, developing the future healthcare workforce and affordable health coverage.


The 340B Drug Pricing Program provides financial relief to certain safety-net hospitals from high prescription drug costs. Section 340B of the Public Health Service Act requires pharmaceutical manufacturers participating in Medicaid to sell outpatient drugs at discounted prices to health care organizations that care for uninsured and low-income patients. Read more.


The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 makes sweeping changes to how Medicare will pay for physician services. The legislation repeals the flawed Medicare physician sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula and, instead, provides predictable payment increases. Read more. 

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