MHA Monday Report Jan. 27, 2020

Posted on January 27, 2020

Auto No-FaultStudy: Michigan Motorists Largely Unfamiliar with New Auto No-fault Law That Takes Effect July 1

Michigan’s 7.2 million licensed drivers know little about the state’s new auto no-fault insurance law that takes effect July 1 with a menu of first-time coverage choices and exceptions that could lower premiums and substantially limit medical care …

U.S. Supreme Court Declines Request to Expedite Ruling on Fate of Affordable Care Act

The U.S. Supreme Court declined a petition to review and overturn a recent Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Fifth Circuit found the ACA’s individual insurance mandate to be unconstitutional and sent …

Members Testify Before Senate on Critical Incident Stress Management Bill

Amy Morrison-Maybee, Bronson Healthcare CISM team coordinator, testifies before the Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee.Members of the Bronson Healthcare team testified before the Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee Jan. 23 to advocate for House Bill (HB) 4862 on behalf of medical providers living with critical incident stress. The bill would expand …

Michigan Capitol BuildingSurprise Billing Legislation Approved by Senate Insurance and Banking Committee

The Michigan Senate Insurance and Banking Committee approved legislation Jan. 22 to address the issue of surprise medical bills. Also referred to as balance billing, surprise medical billing occurs when patients are unexpectedly held responsible for …

Patient Safety OrganizationRegistration Open for MHA Keystone Center PSO Annual Meeting

Registration is open for the MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) Annual Meeting, which will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 11 at the VisTaTech Center – Schoolcraft College, Livonia. A virtual option is available for those …

MHA Health Foundation Webinar Reviews Medicare and Medicaid Overpayments

Overpayments to healthcare providers receiving Medicare reimbursements can result in civil and criminal enforcement action if providers are not diligent in compliance with reimbursement rule requirements. Healthcare providers cannot keep money paid …

MHA Ludwig AwardNominate a Great Community Benefit Program for a Ludwig Award

The MHA’s Ludwig Community Benefit Award is presented annually to recognize MHA-member healthcare organizations that demonstrate community benefit by improving the health and well-being of their communities through collaborative health, economic ... 

The Keckley Report

Paul KeckleyThe 38th JP Morgan Healthcare Conference: My Take
“The 38th version of the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference is in the books and there were few surprises. ...

“JPM is Woodstock for healthcare lenders and investors and the companies that desire their money.”

Paul Keckley, Jan. 20, 2020

News to Know

Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Jan. 27:

  • A webinar titled Compensation Wellness: Four Things to Make a Priority in 2020 will be presented by at noon Tuesday.
  • Learning Webinar 1 of the Great Lakes Partners for Patients Hospital Improvement Innovation Falls Improvement Sprint series will take place from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday.
  • Learning Webinar 1 of the Great Lakes Partners for Patients Hospital Improvement Innovation Readmissions Improvement Sprint series will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday.
  • The MHA hosted a webinar Jan. 14 with its endorsed business partner Care Logistics, an industry leader in improving patient flow, throughput, quality and experience.

MHA in the News

Read recent coverage about the MHA, including a roundup of articles from across the state about recent research that finds Michigan drivers are largely unfamiliar with the state’s new auto no-fault insurance law that will take effect July 1.


  • MHA Monday Report Jan. 27, 2020

Tags: MHA Keystone Center, Affordable Care Act, PSO, GLPP HIIN, webinar, readmissions, Ludwig Community Benefit Award, auto no-fault, Endorsed Business Partner, Bronson Healthcare, Care Logistics, CISM, surprise billing,, falls

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