Important healthcare news for the week of May 10.
As of May 6, more than 7.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Michigan and more than 51% of Michigan adults have received at least one dose of a vaccine. ...
The MHA Health Foundation is partnering with the Georgia Hospital Association to offer the webinar Restraint, Seclusion, Ligature and Suicide Risks: Complying with Requirements from 10 a.m. to noon May 13.
Molly Dwyer-White, MPH, is the MHA’s vice president of safety and quality and the MHA Keystone Center’s new executive director effective May 3. Dwyer-White succeeds Brittany Bogan, who joined the executive team at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in January.
Rick Pollack, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association, will address members during the virtual MHA Annual Membership Meeting scheduled from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 24.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has resumed medical review activities, including pre- and post-payment reviews conducted by Medicare Administrative Contractors and Recovery Audit Contractors, which were paused in 2020 due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
The webinar Compensation Rules Under the New Stark Laws will be offered from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. ET May 26 to outline new rules under the Physician Self-Referral Law, commonly known as the Stark Law, surrounding value-based payment arrangements.
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The Michigan Legislature addressed several bills impacting hospitals during the week of April 26.
MHA CEO Brian Peters discusses overcoming COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in pursuit of ending the COVID-19 pandemic, including the approximately 99% effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines at preventing severe illness, hospitalization and death.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced during an April 29 news conference that future epidemic order actions will be based on four vaccination-based milestones that will enable the state of Michigan to return to normalcy. ...
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service long term-care hospital prospective payment system for fiscal year 2022.
The MHA has compiled a collection of media stories that include references to the MHA that address the third surge of COVID-19 patients being cared for in Michigan hospitals.
The Michigan House Appropriations Committee reported out House Bill 4420 (H-3) April 29 and included two of the MHA’s top health funding priorities.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service hospital inpatient prospective payment system for fiscal year 2022.
A Moody's Investors Service Healthcare Report noted hospital partnerships, affiliations, mergers and acquisitions will continue 2021, extending the consolidation trend in both the not-for-profit and for-profit sectors.
Nearly 80 MHA members attended the MHA Workplace Safety Collaborative’s April 27 webinar, Mitigating Violence Amid COVID-19.
The MHA, in collaboration with Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), will host a webinar via Zoom from 9 to 10 a.m. EDT May 13 to discuss Medicaid cost report completion, submission ...
Michigan’s Children’s Hospitals Clinical Leadership Collaborative and the MHA published an open letter to Michigan healthcare professionals and families about the dangers of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) following a COVID-19 surge.
The MHA webinar series on leadership approaches to assist with post-pandemic strategic planning continues June 3 from noon to 1 p.m. with the webinar titled Diversity and Inclusion featuring Kim Blue, the global head of People Experience Partners at Zoom.