MHA Monday Report April 3, 2017

Posted on April 03, 2017

Governor Signs Bill to Resolve Telehealth and Clinical Nurse Specialist Issues

Last week, Gov. Rick Snyder signed Senate Bill (SB) 213, which resolves an unintended consequence of a telehealth bill that was passed during the last legislative session. Without the change, mental health providers ... Read more

New State Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Launches Tuesday

Tomorrow, the state of Michigan will require pharmacists and healthcare practitioners to use the new Appriss PMP AWARxE software, which will replace the Michigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS) ... Read more

MHA Annual Membership Meeting Registration Open

The 2017 MHA Annual Membership Meeting will feature an outstanding lineup of healthcare experts, including Paul Keckley, PhD, managing editor of The Keckley Report, and Glenn D. Steele Jr., MD, former president and CEO of Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA. ... Read more

Sheba Medical Center Team Visits MHA Keystone Center

Last week, the MHA Keystone Center hosted a care team from Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer, Israel. The team was in the U.S. to learn about the experiences and successes in Michigan hospitals as part of ... Read more

Trustee Advocacy Day Designed to Educate, Build Connections with Legislators

It is critical that hospital and health system governing bodies comprehend the uncertainty presented by potential revisions to the Affordable Care Act and other changes to delivery and regulatory systems. ... Read more

Register for Webinar Exploring Required Medicare Occupational Mix Survey

An April 19 webinar will assist hospitals in completing the 2016 Medicare occupational mix survey, which the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services requires hospitals paid under the Medicare inpatient prospective ... Read more

The Keckley Report

“As pundits and politicos do their post-mortem on the failure of the GOP to pass their American Health Care Act last week, attention will shift back to the Affordable Care Act and what it means for the industry ... Read more

News to Know

Upcoming events and important healthcare news ... Read more


  • MHA Monday Report April 3, 2017

Tags: ACA, telehealth, Medicare, MAPS, quality, certified nurse specialist, CNA, SB 2013, Appriss, prescription monitoring, annual meeting, Mackinac, Israel, Keystone, trustee advocacy day, occupational mix survey, Baker, QuEST, behavioral health integration

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