Monday Report
Nov. 14, 2016

Posted on November 15, 2016

Election 2016 Results, Leonard Chosen as Speaker of Michigan House

President-elect Donald Trump swept the rust-belt Tuesday, winning Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin and Michigan. His significant win in Michigan propelled the House of Representatives to another legislative session with a Republican majority, ... Read more

State Committees Act on Healthcare Legislation

The Michigan House Health Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Mike Callton (R-Nashville), reported MHA-supported House Bill (HB) 5783 to the House floor Wednesday. The bill would require licensing of genetic counselors, who are highly specialized health professionals who must comply with rigorous standards prior to practicing. ... Read more

Medicare Finalizes Physician Fee Schedule Update

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released its final rule to update policies and payment rates for services provided under the Medicare fee-for-service physician fee schedule (MPFS), effective Jan. 1, 2017. ... Read more

Support the MHA Symposium and Help Advance Patient Safety

Participants will gather March 7 and 8 for the MHA Patient Safety & Quality Symposium at The Henry, Autograph Collection in Dearborn. This event will allow attendees to talk one-on-one with decision-makers about ways their organizations can help provide safer care ... Read more

MHA Webinar Reviews Two-midnight Rule Updates

Beneficiary and Family Centered Care Quality Improvement Organizations resumed initial patient status reviews in September after a months-long suspension of reviews of short stays ... Read more

Healthcare Summit to Discuss Impact of Consumerism on Care

The 2016 Crain’s Health Care Leadership Summit will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Troy Marriott. The summit will examine how the sector is changing as providers increasingly shift their focus to consumers, ... Read more

The Keckley Report

“The election results are in and Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States. His appeal to “Make America Great Again” resonated across the heartland ... Read more

News to Know

Brief updates on items of interest and upcoming events ... Read more




  • Monday Report <br>Nov. 14, 2016

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