News and Events

Events:

MHCA – Mobile Health Clinics Association 2016 12th Annual Mobile Health Clinics Forum will be held September 17-20, 2016 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center -Sheraton Memphis Downtown in Memphis, TN

MAIA – Michigan Association of Insurance Agents 2016 Annual Convention will be held February 23-24, 2016 at the Amway Grand in Grand Rapids, MI

FMCA – Family Motor Coach Association FMCA’s 93rd Family Reunion and Motorhome Showcase will be held March 17-20, 2016 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry, GA

ATA – American Telemedicine Association ATA’s 21st Annual Telemedicine Meeting & Trade Show will be held May 14-17, 2016  in Minneapolis, MN

BISA – Bank Insurance & Securities Association 2016 Annual Convention will be held March 15-18, 2016  at the Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, FL

NATDA – North American Trailer Dealers Association NATDA’s 2016 Trade Show and Convention will be held September 8-10, 2016  at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN

News:

Bill Aims to Cut Red Tape for Mobile Retailers
A new proposal could let mobile vendors and retailers sell their goods without hassles.  Read the full article here

AHRQ – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality – Innovation Profile: Mobile Clinic Delivers Culturally Competent Services to Underserved Neighborhoods, Leading to Identification of Untreated Chronic Conditions, Better Blood Pressure Control, and Significant Return on Investment Read the full article here.

Michigan Dental Association Backed Mobile Dentistry Bill Passes; Heads to Snyder for Signature. Read the full article

MHCA – Mobile Health Clinics Association

MHCA Spring 2014 Newsletter

MHCN 2014 Summer Newsletter

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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signs motorcycle helmet optional law Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law a bill that would allow motorcycle operators 21 or older to ride without a helmet, his office said today. Read the full article.

 

Health & Human Services Office of Minority Health The HHS Office of Minority Health announced on October 24th their support for the Mobile Health Map, to document the growth and contributions of mobile health clinics nationwide. To read the full press release click here

Maryland law requires that all Motor Scooter and Moped Riders must have insurance coverageThe Senate Bill 309 went into effect October 1, 2012.  Maryland law requires that all Motor Scooter and Moped Riders must have the following in place:

  • Have insurance for their scooter or moped
  • Have and display a title decal on the rear of the vehicle
  • Wear a helmet
  • Wear eye protection or have a vehicle windscreen

Failure to comply with these regulations could result in traffic citations with penalties from $70 for no decal to $290 for no insurance.  If you would like complete details on the new law please read Senate Bill 309 or visit: http://mlis.state.md.us/2012rs/billfile/SB0309.htm

Community:

 

StrokeReductionGolfClassic 2015 Stroke Reduction Golf Classic to benefit Spectrum Health
The Irish Jig is a Grand Rapids event held to promote colorectal cancer awareness. To Join Melissa in the 5K sign up here.

 

 

2009 Best of Grand Rapids Award 

U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement. View the press release

Thum Insurance Agency celebrated its 20th Anniversary and the relocation to its new offices with a ribbon cutting and open house on April 7, 2010!