Member News

Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Sept. 18. Read More
Member News | September 16
The Medical Services Administration (MSA) recently released several proposed policies related to the Medicaid Modernizing Continuum of Care (MCC) project.  Read More
Member News | September 15
Registration is open for the MHA's third annual Communications Retreat, to be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing. Read More
Member News | September 15
The MHA will host a trustee orientation from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26 that is designed to inform healthcare board members about ways providers and the association are partnering to achieve statewide healthcare goals. Read More
Member News | September 14
Upcoming events and important healthcare news. Read More
The new MHA Member Portal is now online. Members can begin to use the portal for event registration and to access the MHA Community site. Read More
Member News | September 08
The Medical Services Administration (MSA) recently released hospital-specific wage index and cost data for review. Read More
Member News | September 08
The Medical Services Administration (MSA) recently released a final policy describing changes to the way Medicaid reconciliation report settlements are processed for federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics.  Read More
Member News | September 08
The MHA has drafted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) effective Jan. 1, 2018. Read More
Member News | September 08
The Medical Services Administration (MSA) recently released a proposed policy to establish a new nursing facility quality measure initiative (QMI) payment program that would be funded by an increase in the nursing facility provider tax effective Oct. 1, 2017. Read More
Member News | September 07
The Medical Services Administration recently released a final policy that removes the 20-visit limit for outpatient behavioral health services provided to both Medicaid fee-for-service and Medicaid health plan beneficiaries. Read More
Member News | September 07
Upcoming events and important healthcare news. Read More
Member News | August 26
On Aug. 25, the MHA submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the proposed rule to implement the Affordable Care Act’s reductions to each state’s Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) allotments.  Read More
Member News | August 25
Associate members and partner organizations are important to the MHA and Michigan hospitals and health systems. The MHA invites associate members to an interactive membership forum where they will have the opportunity to discuss how the association can better meet their needs.  Read More
Member News | August 24
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Member News | August 19
There are several key deadlines coming in September for hospitals to revise wage index data, change occupational mix survey data, apply for Medicare geographic reclassifications or revise Worksheet S-10 data. Read More
Member News | August 18
On Aug. 15, the CMS released a proposed rule that would cancel the cardiac and surgical hip and femur fracture treatment episode payment and cardiac rehabilitation incentive payment models scheduled to begin Jan. 1, 2018.   Read More
Member News | August 17
Difficult conversations are unavoidable, often happening daily in a healthcare setting. A key error people make during difficult conversations with patients is thinking that the conversation is all about information. Read More
Member News | August 17
During the 2017 American Hospital Association’s Annual Leadership Summit, one of the key messages from leaders and faculty was about how to use current disruption to solve challenges and shape the future. Read More
Member News | August 17
The MHA Board of Trustees met Aug. 7 and 8 at a retreat, where it focused mainly on developing the association’s work plan for the 2017-2018 program year. Read More
Member News | August 10
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