On April 19, nearly 150 human resources professionals from hospitals and other healthcare organizations gathered in Lansing for the 2018 Michigan Healthcare Human Resources Conference hosted by the MHA Unemployment Compensation Program and the Michigan Healthcare Human Resources Association.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of April 30.
The Medical Services Administration (MSA) recently released a proposed policy establishing a final settlement adjustment process to standardize the reporting of hospital outpatient drug costs for Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS) settlement purposes.
According to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, nearly 2 million American workers report having been victims of workplace violence each year, and unfortunately, many more cases go unreported.
The MHA knows that hospitals and health systems rely on their governing boards for assistance in navigating the ever-changing landscape of healthcare.
Locating, attracting and retaining excellent talent is often a difficult task for Michigan hospitals’ human resources and recruitment staffs.
On April 24, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service, long-term acute-care (LTCH) prospective payment system for fiscal year (FY) 2019.
On April 24, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service inpatient prospective payment system for fiscal year (FY) 2019
In response to legislation aimed at combatting the opioid epidemic, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has released a new document, the Opioid Start Talking Form.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed significant changes to the infection control standards compliance worksheets that the CMS and The Joint Commission use to score hospitals, including a new requirement for hospital antibiotic stewardship programs.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of April 23.
Each year, the MHA honors those who have demonstrated outstanding healthcare leadership within individual facilities and in their communities with its Healthcare Leadership Award.
The MHA’s comments regarding the proposed policy from the Medical Services Administration to update the Medicaid FFS payment rates for services paid based on the clinical laboratory fee schedule are available for hospitals to use as they prepare their own comments.
The MHA recently distributed facility-specific impact reports for the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) skilled nursing facility (SNF) value-based purchasing (VBP) program, which begins Oct. 1, and materials are available to assist members following a recent webinar.
As part of the MHA’s commitment to strengthening the collaboration among patients, families and clinicians to deliver the highest quality care in Michigan, the association has formally added under its umbrella a new member council.
Hospital governing board members face a number of critical challenges that can make governance more difficult and more important for organizational success, with quality oversight being one of the most critical.
The 2018 spring issue of Trustee Insights, the American Hospital Association's (AHA) multimedia package for trustees and CEOs, is now available.
The MHA is accepting nominations to serve on its committees, councils and task forces as it assesses organizational needs for the upcoming program year.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of April 16.
At its April 11 meeting, the MHA Board of Trustees addressed several policy and operational matters. Jean Meyer, president and CEO, St. John Providence, Warren, and chair of the MHA Legislative Policy Panel, provided a report on the panel’s activities during the 2017-2018 program year.