MHA Monday Report Jan. 23, 2017

Posted on January 23, 2017

Governor Notes Healthy Michigan Plan in State of the State Address

During his seventh State of the State address last week, Gov. Rick Snyder outlined the state’s accomplishments and successes of the past year. In his remarks related to healthcare, Snyder highlighted that more than 640,000 low-income, working residents are enrolled in the Healthy Michigan Plan, ... Read more

Early Registration Discount for MHA Leadership Conference Expires Jan. 30

The MHA Leadership Conference early registration discount ends Jan. 30. Don’t miss what CEOs consider a must-attend event because of its exceptional networking and cutting-edge, real-world content. ... Read more

Nominations Sought for MHA Ludwig Community Benefit Award

Each year, the MHA honors Michigan hospitals that demonstrate outstanding community benefit with the MHA Ludwig Community Benefit Award, which is named for Patric E. Ludwig, former MHA president and Bronson Healthcare Group president. ... Read more

Medicaid Updates Outpatient Prospective Payment System Factor

Last week, the Medical Services Administration (MSA) used the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services file transfer site to notify hospitals of the updated outpatient payment factor for 2017. ... Read more

Medicaid Managed Care Rule Finalized

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule last week that precludes states from establishing new or increasing existing Medicaid managed care pass-through payments for hospitals, nursing facilities and physicians beyond amounts that were included in their ... Read more

Save the Date for Disproportionate Share Hospital Audit Education

The MHA will host an educational session with Myers and Stauffer, LC, which is the audit firm for Michigan’s federally mandated disproportionate share hospital (DSH) audits, and the Medical Services Administration to review the fiscal year 2014 Medicaid DSH audit process. ... Read more

The Keckley Report

“Four out of five Americans [are] ill-equipped to navigate our health system. It’s the biggest challenge we face as legislators frame what’s next. ... Read more

News to Know

Upcoming events and important healthcare news ... Read more


  • MHA Monday Report Jan. 23, 2017

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