MHA Monday Report May 18, 2020

Posted on May 18, 2020

Combating the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Week of May 11

Despite slowing rates of infection, the state of Michigan surpassed 50,000 COVID-19 cases May 15. The MHA has continued to send regular updates to MHA members on matters related to the pandemic. Additional updates and resources are available ...

U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Affordable Care Act Validity

The U.S. Supreme Court, during its term beginning in October, has agreed to review a federal appeals court decision striking the individual mandate provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and questioning the legality of other provisions of the ACA. The MHA joined ... 

State House Passes Bills to Expand Access to Telehealth

The Michigan House of Representatives passed legislation May 13 that would expand access and improve reimbursement for telehealth services. If they become law, House Bills 5412 through 5416 would expand opportunities for providers to 

Proposed Rule Issued for Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service inpatient prospective payment system for fiscal year 2021, which begins Oct. 1. …

Long-term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule Released

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 2021, which begins Oct. 1. ...

Webinars Explore COVID-19 Effect on Operations and Physician Relations

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has upended the nation and its healthcare delivery system. The extreme pressure being put on hospitals during this crisis will permanently change healthcare. The MHA is hosting two complementary webinars to explore …

#COVID19Heroes Weekly Recap: Week of May 11

The MHA launched its statewide #COVID19Heroes campaign April 8 to thank and highlight the healthcare workers and others who are on the front lines in the battle against the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). …

Medicare Advantage Enrollment Continues to Rise

Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollment in Michigan totaled approximately 994,000 in April, an increase of 24,000 beneficiaries since January. The April MA enrollment is spread across 43 MA plans that are currently operating in the state, with approximately …

Headline Roundup: Week of May 11 for COVID-19 in Michigan

As Michigan hospitals continue to address the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the MHA has been actively fielding and responding to media requests on topics of emergency preparedness, testing and supplies …


  • MHA Monday Report May 18, 2020

Tags: ACA, telehealth, Medicare, webinar, PPS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, #COVID19Heroes

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