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Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of July 24. Read More
Member News | July 22
Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) must receive all hospital requests for changes to their wage and occupational mix data by Sept. 1.  Read More
Member News | July 21
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced an opportunity for hospitals to revise data reported on Worksheet S-10 of their Medicare cost reports for fiscal years beginning between Oct. 1, 2013, and Sept. 30, 2014. Read More
Member News | July 21
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services believes that an important first step in improving high-quality decision-making is upgrading informed consent policies and procedures within a hospital setting. Read More
Member News | July 21
Mindfulness in clinical practice has been described as an in-the-moment awareness of performance and its cognitive underpinnings, combined with a nonjudgmental acceptance of emotions and thoughts that can influence performance. Read More
Member News | July 21
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of July 17. Read More
Member News | July 15
On July 13, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) for 2018.  Read More
Member News | July 14
To inform board members about ways providers and the MHA are collaborating, embracing transparency, and meeting patients and communities where they are in their health journey, the MHA will conduct a trustee orientation from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26. Read More
Member News | July 13
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a final rule to delay the effective date of significant changes to the Medicare and Medicaid conditions of participation for home health agencies. Read More
Member News | July 13
In conjunction with the recent MHA Annual Membership Meeting, the MHA Health Foundation hosted its annual Links Fore Health Golf Outing. Read More
Member News | July 13
The Bureau of Professional Licensing (BPL) is transitioning its Licensing & Regulatory Online System, used for license application and renewal service, from an outdated system to a new one called the Michigan Professional Licensing User System (MiPLUS). Read More
Member News | July 12
In conjunction with the 2017 MHA Annual Membership Meeting, the association’s Board of Trustees conducted its final meeting of the program year.  Read More
Member News | July 10
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of July 10. Read More
Member News | July 10
Updates Proposed for 2018 Physician Quality Payment Program The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a proposed rule to update the Medicare Physician Quality Payment Program in 2018. Read More
Hospitals Must Use Renewed Medicare Notices Beginning Aug. 28 The Office of Management and Budget for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved renewed notices that hospitals must use for Medicare beneficiaries who are admitted to their facilities. Read More
Proposal Would Remove Visit Limit for Medicaid Outpatient Behavioral Health Services The Medical Services Administration (MSA) recently released a proposed policy to remove the 20-visit limit for outpatient behavioral health services for both Medicaid fee-for-service and Medicaid health plan bene... Read More
Hospitals and clinicians that participate in the National Health Care Surveys can earn credit for meeting a portion of the Stage 3 objectives in the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs (meaningful use). Read More
The MHA submitted comments June 26 to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the fiscal year (FY) 2018 Medicare fee-for-service proposed rules to update the inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) and skilled nursing facility (SNF) prospective payment systems. Read More
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of June 26. Read More
Member News | June 25
To inform board members about ways providers and the MHA are collaborating, embracing transparency, and meeting patients and communities where they are in their health journey, the MHA is conducting a hospital/health system trustee orientation on Sept. 26. Read More
Member News | June 22
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