MHA Monday Report May 15, 2017

Posted on May 15, 2017

Michigan Hospitals Tell Congress They Oppose the American Health Care Act

As part of the May 7-10 American Hospital Association (AHA) Annual Membership Meeting, MHA members went to Capitol Hill to continue advocacy on the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). During the … Read more

Spectrum Health Honored with Foster G. McGaw Prize

During the American Hospital Association’s Annual Meeting in early May, the Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service was presented to Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids. Spectrum Health provides community outreach through its Healthier … Read more

Michigan Hospitals Close to Reaching PFAC Goal

As a foundational concept, the MHA Keystone Center is committed to partnering with hospitals to help advance person- and family-centered care. Recognizing the importance of partnerships with patients and families, the MHA Board of Trustees ... Read more

2017 Health PAC Campaign Kicks into High Gear

With three weeks remaining in its annual fundraising campaign, the MHA Health Political Action Committee (PAC) has raised nearly $238,000 toward its $385,000 statewide goal. Sixteen additional hospitals/health systems have achieved their organizational goals … Read more

Proposed Rule Released for FY 2018 Inpatient Rehab Facilities Medicare Payment

In a recently proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recommended updates to the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) prospective payment system (PPS) for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs). Highlights … Read more

CMS Releases FY 2018 Medicare Proposed Rule for Skilled Nursing Facilities

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) prospective payment system (PPS) for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) for fiscal year (FY) 2018. Highlights of … Read more

The Keckley Report

“Last Thursday, by a vote of 217-213, the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) which its proponents claim repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Not exactly.” Read more

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  • MHA Monday Report May 15, 2017

Tags: Patient and Family Engagement, AHCA, McGaw Prize, proposed rule, CMS, Spectrum, ProMedica, ACA repeal and replace

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