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MHA issues statement on injunction against federal COVID-19 vaccination requirement for healthcare staff

Montana Hospital Association issues statement on injunction against federal COVID-19 vaccination requirement for healthcare staff.

Posted on 12/01/21 | News | Read More
MHA issues statement on CMS vaccination mandate rules

Montana Hospital Association issues statement on CMS vaccination mandate rules.

Posted on 11/05/21 | News | Read More
Montana Hospital Association announces 2021 top honors for Montana’s healthcare heroes and innovative hospitals

Montana Hospital Association announces 2021 top honors for Montana’s healthcare heroes and innovative hospitals.

Posted on 10/04/21 | News | Read More
New BBER report: Montana hospitals crucial to local economies

A new study released today by the Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) and the Montana Hospital Association shows Montana hospitals account for close to 12 percent of Montana’s private sector employment and 13 percent of total private sector wages. The research documents the powerful role Montana’s hospitals are playing as a leading economic driver for the state in terms of income and job growth.

Posted on 06/09/21 | News | Read More
MHA issues statement in support of statewide mask mandate

Following a recent surge of COVID-19 cases in Montana and the announcement of a statewide mask mandate by Governor Steve Bullock today, the Montana Hospital Association issued the followed statement

Posted on 07/15/20 | News | Read More

MHA in the News

TheDenverChannel.com: Veterans Affairs pilot program aims to get vets in rural areas vaccinated

Across the country, people are lining up to get vaccinated against COVID-19, including a group of veterans in Kalispell, Montana.

Posted on 03/22/21 | MHA in the News | Read More
Seeley Swan Pathfinder: Privacy Protections, Voting Restrictions, Bison Bills and Pandemic Preparedness

The Montana Legislature is considering a bill proponents say will offer increased clarity and protections for privacy in the digital age.

Posted on 02/25/21 | MHA in the News | Read More
NBC Montana: Several Montana hospitals nearing or above capacity

The state of Montana posts a daily hospital capacity report in its effort to share important COVID-19 data publicly, but there have been recent questions raised about how it’s being perceived by those outside of the health care system.

Posted on 11/13/20 | MHA in the News | Read More

MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update

MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 12.03.21

In this week’s message, Montana Hospital Association President and CEO Rich Rasmussen and Attorney Dan Auerbach touch on all the updates MHA members need to know about the CMS vaccine mandate, the injunction against the federal COVID-19 vaccination requirement, as well as HB 702 and what to expect further. Dan urges hospitals to prepare for a vaccination mandate and to look out for a final resolution sooner rather than later.

To contact Dan, email Daniel@bkbh.com

 

Posted on 12/03/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 11.19.21

In this week’s message, Montana Hospital Association
President & CEO Rich Rasmussen urges the membership to reaffirm their commitment to patient billing guidelines and encourages American Hospital Association members to take advantage of the new AHA “Office Hours” to provide assistance meeting Part II of the “No Surprises Act” that goes into effect Jan. 1, 2022.

Posted on 11/21/21 | President’s Message | Read More
MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen’s Weekly Update 11.5.21

MHA President & CEO Rich Rasmussen discusses the CMS ruling that requires all healthcare workers to be vaccinated against Covid-19, and how MHA is supporting members as they navigate this mandate.

Posted on 11/05/21 | President’s Message | Read More

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