MHA Monday Report Jan. 30, 2017

Posted on January 30, 2017

House Legislative Committee Assignments Announced

Leaders of the 99th session of the Michigan Legislature announced selection of chairs and members for the House committees that will consider healthcare policy and appropriations for the next two years. ... Read more

Symposium to Discuss Connection between High Reliability and Safety Culture

Healthcare teams have embraced a variety of approaches to drive safer systems of care; however, small successes have not been enough to solve complex, persistent and deeply rooted problems. The 2017 MHA Patient Safety & Quality Symposium will explore ... Read more

Apply Now for 2017-2018 MHA Excellence in Governance Fellowship

Governing boards must respond to a rapidly evolving environment and be confident in their ability to foster new delivery models focused on population health, coordination of care and the wise use of resources. The MHA Excellence in Governance Fellowship offers ... Read more

Guidance Issued for March 8 Implementation of MOON

Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated its Medicare claims processing manual to include guidance on implementing the Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON) ... Read more

Webinars Will Examine Mandatory Bundled Payment Models

As noted in the Jan. 16 edition of Monday Report, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services finalized a rule last month to implement mandatory episode payment models for hospitals in 98 metropolitan statistical areas ... Read more

Recording and Materials Available from Jan. 25 Medicare Webinar

Last Wednesday, the MHA co-hosted with DataGen, a subsidiary of the Healthcare Association of New York State, the second free webinar in a three-part series to review the Medicare quality-based programs. This webinar focused on the hospital readmissions and ... Read more

Medicare Advantage Enrollment Continues to Rise

Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollment in Michigan totaled approximately 709,000 in January, an increase of 33,000 beneficiaries since October. The January MA enrollment is spread across 35 MA plans that are currently operating in the state, ... Read more

The Keckley Report

“Last week, in Arizona, I spoke to 3M’s annual healthcare conference following Lt. Colonel Justin Constantine, a Marine who served from 1997-2013. Justin’s story is profound: he was plying his trade as a military lawyer in the Al Anbar province of Iraq ... Read more

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  • MHA Monday Report Jan. 30, 2017

Tags: Symposium, MOON, patient safety, bundled payment, readmissions, hospital-acquired conditions, house committee assignments, Vaupel, Cox, Canfield, Bizon, Excellence in Governance Fellowship, NOTICE, EPM webinar, Medicare Advantage, Michigan State Loan Repayment Program

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