MHA Monday Report May 8, 2017

Posted on May 08, 2017

U.S. House Passes Legislation to Replace Affordable Care Act

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) by a 217-213 vote May 4. Days earlier, congressional Republicans released an amendment to the AHCA, designed to repeal and replace the existing ... Read more

Fiscal Year 2018 State Budgets Pass House and Senate

The state House and Senate passed separate versions of the fiscal year (FY) 2018 Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) budget. The House DHHS budget is contained in an omnibus bill, House Bill 4323 ... Read more

Learn and Network at the MHA Annual Membership Meeting

Catch up with colleagues and make new connections at the 2017 MHA Annual Membership Meeting, taking place June 28 through 30 at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Features at this year’s event include ... Read more

Members Invited to Serve on MHA Committees, Councils and Task Forces

The MHA is evaluating its current committees, councils and task forces and is assessing organizational needs for the upcoming program year. As part of this process, the association is accepting nominations for positions on these ... Read more

Hospital Leaders and Lawmakers Discuss Patient Safety and Quality

Nearly 40 Michigan hospital leaders, patient safety professionals and lawmakers gathered at the state Capitol May 3 for the MHA Patient Safety and Quality Advocacy Day Breakfast. The breakfast reception gave Michigan lawmakers and MHA ... Read more

Quality Reporting Changes Proposed for Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities

As part of the proposed rule to update the inpatient prospective payment system for fiscal year (FY) 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed changes for the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) inpatient psychiatric ... Read more

Webinar Explores New Confidentiality Law for Substance Use Disorder Records

Recently, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services finalized changes to regulations on the confidentiality of alcohol and drug abuse patient records (42 CFR Part 2) to facilitate health integration and information exchange among ... Read more

The Keckley Report

“Most physicians practice medicine for its professional fulfillment that includes handsome compensation and public esteem for the profession. It’s noble, worthwhile work that’s hard. Most are frustrated by the red tape involved in plying their trade ... Read more

News to Know

Upcoming events and important healthcare news ... Read more


  • MHA Monday Report May 8, 2017

Tags: MHA Keystone Center, Patient Safety and Quality, Quality Improvement, DSH, budget, AHCA, annual meeting, 2018 State Healthcare Budget, member news, Michigan, ACA repeal and replace

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