MHA Monday Report Aug. 7, 2017

Posted on August 07, 2017

Final Rule Released for FY 2018 Medicare Inpatient Payments

On Aug. 2, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule to update the hospital inpatient prospective payment system for fiscal year (FY) 2018, which begins Oct. 1, 2017. Provisions of the final rule include … Read more

Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Payment Update Issued for FY 2018

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a notice updating the Medicare fee-for-service payment rates for inpatient psychiatric facilities (IPFs) for fiscal year (FY) 2018. Excluding budget-neutrality adjustments, payments to IPFs … Read more

IRF and SNF Medicare Final Rules Released for FY 2018

On July 31, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released final rules to update the Medicare fee-for-service prospective payment systems for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) for fiscal year … Read more

FY 2018 LTCH PPS Medicare Fee-for-Service Final Rule Released

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released its final rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service long-term acute-care hospital (LTCH) prospective payment system (PPS) for fiscal year (FY) 2018, which begins Oct. 1, 2017 … Read more

CMS Releases 2018 Home Health Proposed Rule

On July 25, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) home health (HH) prospective payment system (PPS) for 2018. Highlights of the proposed rule … Read more

Michigan Green Healthcare Committee logoRegister Now for the MHA Michigan Green Healthcare Conference

The MHA Michigan Green Healthcare Conference brings together healthcare’s leading sustainability experts, including sustainability officers, clinicians, food and nutrition directors, engineers, and many more at the forefront of green healthcare. Participants will have the opportunity  … Read more

The Keckley Report

Paul KeckleyWhat’s the Future for Hospitals?
“In San Diego last week, at the American Hospital Association’s Annual Leadership Summit, attendees were treated to 39 workshops and 5 keynote presentations that all pointed to the same surmise: the future for hospitals ain’t what it used to be."

Paul Keckley, July 31, 2017

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  • MHA Monday Report Aug. 7, 2017

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