MHA Monday Report April 24, 2017

Posted on April 24, 2017

Legislature Begins Work on 2018 State Healthcare Budget

Last week, preliminary work began on the state's healthcare budget for fiscal year 2018 when both the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Health and Human Services reported the initial versions of the budget to … Read more

Proposed Rule Released for FY 2018 Medicare Inpatient Payments

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a proposed rule to update the hospital inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) for fiscal year (FY) 2018. Highlights of the proposed rule include: … Read more

Recording and Materials Available for Occupational Mix Webinar

A recording of the webinar that the MHA hosted last week with Baker Healthcare Consulting, Inc., is now available on the MHA website. The webinar assisted hospitals in accurately reporting data on the 2016 occupational … Read more

Save the Date for the MHA Michigan Green Healthcare Conference

The Michigan Green Healthcare Committee will present the 10th Annual Michigan Green Healthcare Conference Oct. 4 and 5 at the Radisson Hotel Lansing at the Capitol. The conference is intended for individuals and organizations interested … Read more

State Hospital Associations Ask CMS to Intervene on Sleep Lab Policy

Last week, the MHA joined five other state hospital associations in a request to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the recent local coverage determination (LCD-L36839) implemented by Wisconsin Physician Services (WPS). … Read more

Medicare Advantage Enrollment Continues to Rise

Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollment in Michigan totaled approximately 734,000 in April, an increase of 25,000 beneficiaries since January. The April MA enrollment is spread across 35 MA plans that are currently operating in the state … Read more

The Keckley Report

“On April 9, 2017, David A. D. Dao, a 69-year-old Kentucky physician, was a passenger on United Express Flight No. 3411, scheduled to fly from Chicago, O'Hare International Airport to Louisville, Kentucky. The full flight … Read more

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  • MHA Monday Report April 24, 2017

Tags: DSH, Excellence in Governance Fellowship, 2018 State Healthcare Budget, appropriations, 2018 IPPS, inpatient, proposed rule, occupational mix webinar, Green Healthcare, Jeff Thompson, Gundersen, WPS, sleep lab accreditation, preview, Hospital Compare, LARA complaint

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