MHA Monday Report Jan. 9, 2017

Posted on January 09, 2017

Governor Signs Healthcare Bills during Legislative Recess

Following the Dec. 15 end of the 98th session of the Michigan Legislature, several healthcare-related bills were signed into law. ... Read more

Connect, Engage, Advance at the 2017 MHA Leadership Conference

Coming together to further important work; examine new technologies, products and services; and share ideas that improve patient care and quality of life are reasons many healthcare executives attend the MHA Leadership Conference ... Read more

MHA/MDHHS Reminds Hospitals to Complete Vaccination Policy Survey

As of Jan. 4, just 43 hospitals had responded to the vaccination policy survey that the MHA distributed Dec. 14 on behalf of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). ... Read more

MHA Patient Safety & Quality Symposium Examines High Reliability in Healthcare

The 2017 MHA Patient Safety & Quality Symposium will be held March 7 and 8 at The Henry, Autograph Collection in Dearborn. The symposium will explore ways high reliability drives improvement in every aspect of healthcare ... Read more

Healthcare Financial Issues to Be Explored at Member Forums

Members are encouraged to register for the upcoming MHA Member Financial Forums, where the MHA will discuss trends impacting hospitals and health systems and learn about the challenges that are affecting providers’ ability to provide vital services to their communities. ... Read more

Preliminary Guidance Released for HOPD Provisions of 21st Century Cures Act

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released preliminary guidance clarifying the provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act that impact hospital off-campus provider-based departments (HOPDs) ... Read more

Hospitals Urged to Review Emergency Preparedness in the New Year

Over the New Year holiday, all U.S. hospital CEOs were alerted by the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the American Hospital Association of a potential “lone wolf” terrorist threat to hospitals, cinemas and malls. This alert contains several resources ... Read more

MHA Objects to Retroactive Provision of Medicaid Managed Care Proposed Rule

The MHA recently submitted comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule on pass-through payments in Medicaid managed care delivery systems. ... Read more

The Keckley Report

“In the political drama surrounding the new administration, healthcare is certain to take center stage as the 115th Congress convenes tomorrow and Donald Trump is sworn in as our 45th President and Chief Executive January 20. ... Read more

News to Know

Upcoming events and important healthcare news ... Read more


  • MHA Monday Report Jan. 9, 2017

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