MHA Monday Report May 10, 2021

Posted on May 10, 2021

Combating the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Week of May 3

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 continues to keep members apprised of pandemic-related developments affecting hospitals through email updates ...

Compensation Rules Under New Stark Laws Addressed in Webinar

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. The new rules ...

Webinar Outlines Preparation for CMS Recovery Audit Contractors Review

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 ...

Pollack To Address MHA Annual Membership Meeting Participants

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. Pollack will outline the nation’s changing ...

Restraint and Seclusion Webinar Examines CMS Regulations

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. ...

MHA Keystone Center Announces New Executive Director Molly Dwyer-White

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. ...

The Keckley Report

American Families Plan Misses the Big Picture for Healthcare

“More than 27 million tuned in to President Biden’s address to Congress Wednesday night …  He outlined his administration’s ambition to pass the $1.8 trillion American Families Plan …

“These bills have essentially overlooked the hospitals, physicians and other providers that are still reeling from the pandemic and millions of Americans who do not qualify for the expanded safety net programs though they’re insecure about their healthcare.”

Paul Keckley. May 3, 2021

News to Know

Applications are available for the 2022 Foster G. McGaw Prize, which will be bestowed on up to four organizations demonstrating a passion for community health and a commitment to developing innovative partnership and collaboratives that improve their communities’ health and well-being.


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