MHA Monday Report Aug. 6, 2018

Posted on August 06, 2018

Healthcare Community Urged to Vote in Tuesday’s Primary Election

Michigan's Healthcare Future is in Your Hands. Vote Aug. 7, 2018.The MHA encourages its staff, members and other stakeholders in the healthcare community to vote in the state’s primary election Tuesday, Aug. 7. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sample ballots are available online …

Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System Rule Updated for FY 2019

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Aug. 2 released the final rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service inpatient prospective payment system for fiscal year (FY) 2019. In the near future, the MHA will distribute updated hospital-specific impact analyses and additional information ...

Final Rules Released for Post-acute Care Medicare Payments in FY 2019

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released final rules to update the Medicare prospective payment systems (PPSs) for fiscal year (FY) 2019 for several post-acute care settings. They include inpatient …

Cybersecurity to Be Explored at Sept. 14 Member Forum

Nationally recognized healthcare cybersecurity expert John Riggi will be the featured speaker at the MHA Cybersecurity Member Forum from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 14 at Davenport University, Lettinga Campus …

MHA Community Benefits Survey Opens

Community Benefits TrackerThe fiscal year 2017 MHA Community Benefits Survey opened Aug. 2, with a submission deadline of Oct. 4. The survey is available to hospitals by logging into their accounts on the Community Benefits Tracker website ... 

Medicaid Payment to Be Withheld for 2001 Executive Order Cuts

The Medical Services Administration recently released the hospital-specific executive order amounts for fiscal year (FY) 2018 that will be withheld from fee-for-service (FFS) inpatient hospital Medicaid interim payments ...

The Keckley Report

Reading the Tea Leaves: The Six Core Principles that Shape U.S. Health Policy in the Trump Era Paul Keckley“In the 18 months that Team Trump has served to date, a new direction to U.S. health policy has been set. Rules and regulations have changed, courts have rendered judgements on key issues, leaders for key federal health agencies have been replaced and top officials in HHS, CMS and the FDA have been forthright about their plans. Reading these tea leaves, six core principles surface as the basis for current U.S. health policy.”

Paul Keckley, July 30, 2018


  • MHA Monday Report Aug. 6, 2018

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