September is Sepsis Awareness Month. Sepsis is the body’s life-threatening response to infection. It kills more than 250,000 and affects an estimated 750,000 Americans every year, and is the leading cause of death in noncardiac, critically ill patients in the U.S.  Read More
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 MHA invites members to explore new, evidence-based research and information in areas of harm at the MHA Keystone Center Fall 2017 Workshop. The workshop will highlight ways to implement best practices in the critical care setting... Read More
Members of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Partnership for Patients, MHA Keystone Center, and Great Lakes Partners for Patients (GLPP) Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) are invited to participate in a three-part webinar series, Advancing Health Equity.  Read More
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
The mission and values at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System are centered on those in the community. The system is focused on having a transforming, healing presence within each community it serves, as well as a strong commitment to serve those who are in need.  Read More
Sam R. Watson, MSA, CPPS, senior vice president of patient safety and quality, MHA Keystone Center shares why the MHA is working to improve hospital transparency. Read More
Chris Mitchell, MHA’s senior vice president for advocacy, spoke to the Detroit News for an article about efforts to reform Michigan’s auto no-fault insurance system. Read More
Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey continues to circulate throughout southeast Texas since making landfall Aug. 25, and hospital personnel in the area have stepped up to the extremely challenging conditions.  Read More
Weekly news and updates from the MHA. Read More
Monday Report | August 28
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
Hunger knows no boundaries. It affects every community across our state and people from every walk of life. It forces families to choose between putting food on the table, filling needed prescriptions, or paying the rent.  Read More
MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) members may now register for two upcoming PSO events: PSO Safe Table: Behavioral Health and PSO Root Cause Analysis and Action (RCA²) Training. Read More
The MHA is launching #MiCareMatters, a statewide campaign urging Michiganders who work in the healthcare field or anyone who cares about healthcare issues in Michigan to sign up to become a MiCare Champion at MiCareMatters.org. Read More
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
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.  Read More
Monday Report | August 21
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