Entries for 'Medicare'

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
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Monday Report | July 17
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
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Monday Report | July 10
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
The MHA submitted comments June 13 to the CMS regarding the proposed rule to update the Medicare prospective payment system for long-term-care hospitals for FY 2018. Read More
Member News | June 15
The MHA’s comments regarding the FY 2018 proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service inpatient prospective payment system are available for hospitals’ use. Read More
Member News | June 09
Weekly news and updates from the MHA. Read More
Monday Report | June 05
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced its outreach campaign to help providers prepare for the new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) which will replace the Social Security-based Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) on Medicare cards. Read More
Member News | June 02
Hospitals paid under the Medicare prospective payment system are required to complete and submit the 2016 occupational mix survey to their Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) by July 3. Read More
Member News | June 01
The MHA coordinated a webinar May 22 with the Missouri Hospital Association, The Joint Commission and hospital representatives from the six states that joined recent efforts to reduce the impact of the local coverage determination (LCD 36839) implemented Feb. 16 by Wisconsin Physicians Services (WPS... Read More
Member News | May 24
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule May 12 to delay the effective date for the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) mandatory episode payment models (EPMs) and the cardiac rehabilitation incentive payment model from Oct. 1, 2017, to Jan. 1, 2018. Read More
Member News | May 23
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Monday Report | May 22
Wisconsin Physician Services (WPS), the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) for most Michigan hospitals, recently released an update to its local coverage determination (LCD) that took effect Feb. 16 for polysomnography and other sleep studies (L36839).  Read More
Member News | May 15
First Goal Achievers Announced for 2017 Health PAC Campaign The 2017 MHA Health Political Action Committee (Health PAC) fundraising campaign among member hospitals began Feb. 27, working toward the association’s statewide goal of raising $385,000. ... Read more Register for April 20 Mich... Read More
Monday Report | April 10
Governor Signs Bill to Resolve Telehealth and Clinical Nurse Specialist Issues Last week, Gov. Rick Snyder signed Senate Bill (SB) 213, which resolves an unintended consequence of a telehealth bill that was passed during the last legislative session. Without the change, mental health providers ..... Read More
Monday Report | April 03
In this issue of Monday Report Election 2016: Tomorrow’s Votes are Vital to Michigan’s Healthcare Future Thursday is Deadline to Enroll in Great Lakes Partners for Patients HIIN Final Rule Issued on Medicare OPPS Program for Fiscal Year 2017 Opportunity to Inform Michigan Beh... Read More
Monday Report | November 07

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