MHA Monday Report March 13, 2017

Posted on March 13, 2017

A Special Message from MHA CEO Brian Peters on the American Health Care Act

Dear Colleague,

Last week, we finally got a glimpse at the House Republicans’ plan for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. As it is currently written, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) threatens the investments our state has made ... Read more

Clinical, Administrative Leaders Examine Patient Safety and Quality at Symposium

The 2017 MHA Patient Safety & Quality Symposium drew approximately 300 clinical and administrative leaders to Dearborn last week. They learned from a variety of knowledgeable speakers and presentations about ways high reliability  ... Read more

Medicare Occupational Mix to Be Explored in Webinar

Hospitals paid under the Medicare prospective payment system are required to complete the calendar year 2016 occupational mix survey and submit it to their Medicare Administrative Contractor by July 1, 2017,  ... Read more

MHA Launches #MiCareMatters Social Media Campaign

Last week at the MHA Patient Safety & Quality Symposium, the MHA launched a new social media hashtag campaign called “#MiCareMatters,” designed to promote the exceptional healthcare available throughout Michigan. ... Read more

Questions on Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice Addressed

Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a document to answer frequently asked questions regarding the Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON). ... Read more

Comments Submitted on CMS Proposals to Stabilize Insurance Marketplace

Last week, the MHA submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regarding its proposals to help stabilize the health insurance marketplaces. While some of the proposed changes could make participation more appealing ... Read more

The Keckley Report

“In 1994, I conducted a study … about how consumers access and use information about our health system—how they choose and compare hospitals, doctors and plan, how they assess the efficacy and effectiveness of drugs, ... Read more

News to Know

Upcoming events and important healthcare news ... Read more


  • MHA Monday Report March 13, 2017

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