Medicaid

Medicaid is a shared state and federal program to provide health insurance for poor and disabled residents. Click on the links below to explore MHA’s advocacy and member outreach efforts on federal aspects of Medicaid-related matters.
The latest effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – through the so called Graham-Cassidy bill – would be, according to analyses from across the political spectrum, devastating to Massachusetts.
This week, the Massachusetts House Congressional delegation sent a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price urging that the Trump Administration not move forward on proposed cuts to Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) f
If the Trump Administration ends the Affordable Care Act’s cost-sharing reductions that help insurance companies provide lower income people with more affordable plans, premiums for that population would increase 20% in 2018, and the number of uninsu
Early on Friday morning the U.S. Senate voted down the latest effort – termed “skinny repeal” – to dramatically alter the Affordable Care Act.
Another topsy-turvy week in Washington around Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
The latest version of the Republican healthcare reform bill that the U.S. Senate leadership released on Thursday would still drastically cut federal Medicaid funding to Massachusetts.
The U.S. Senate Republican leadership was reported to be putting its rewrite of its healthcare reform bill back on the fast track.
The benefits of funding from the National Institutes of Health run from seeding the research that helps cure disease to strengthening the national life sciences sector.
06.05.2017  | Correction
Last week’s Monday Report incorrectly identified the interim director of Health Care For All.
One aspect of the opioid crisis that is affecting the hospital community specifically involves patients caught so firmly in the grip of substance use disorder.
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on May 24 issued its analysis of the Republican-drafted American Health Care Act (AHCA) H.R. 1628, which the U.S. House had passed on May 4.
Amy Rosenthal has been named executive director of Health Care for All, effective June 26.
On Tuesday the Trump Administration issued its FY2018 budget proposal that would slash programs covering low-income adults and children, as well as programs funding medical research.
The Massachusetts Senate wrapped up its deliberation on more than 1,000 proposed amendments to its FY2018 budget proposal on Thursday night.
The legislature’s new session is underway and MHA, on behalf of hospitals across the commonwealth, has worked with legislative champions on filing a series of bills relating to MassHealth, behavioral health, healthcare quality and patient safety, and
The death of Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Dr. Michael Davidson Tuesday night from gunshots wounds saddened many beyond Dr. Davidson’s colleagues at the Brigham.

Resources

Click on the links below for easy access to information on important federal healthcare matters and MHA’s advocacy, outreach and other work on these issues.

Both of these include links to members list, committees, and legislation and records.