The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently extended the deadline to Aug. 8 for hospitals to submit signed participation agreements and select clinical episodes for the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCIA) model.
The MHA recently hosted an educational webinar to assist hospital staff in reviewing data used to develop the Medicare wage index and occupational mix adjustment. A recording and PowerPoint slides from the webinar are available for members who were unable to participate.
The Medical Services Administration (MSA) recently released a final policy that updates the Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS) final settlement process for hospital cost reports for fiscal years ending on and after Oct. 1, 2015.
In conjunction with the MHA Annual Meeting, the Board of Trustees conducted its final meeting of the program year June 27. Much of the meeting was dedicated to public policy matters, including the board’s discussion of MHA activities and achievements around Medicaid funding.
Great leaders are visionary, inspirational and intuitively know what their organizations need.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of June 25.
The MHA has been working with the state of Michigan, at the request of member hospitals, to develop a way to verify whether physicians have registered with the Michigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS).
Healthcare providers are required by law to use a Notice of Medicare Non-Coverage (NOMNC) form to notify Medicare and/or Medicare Advantage enrollees that the skilled services they are receiving will be ending.
The MHA recently submitted comments to the Medical Services Administration (MSA) in support of its proposed policy that would provide a separate Medicaid payment for long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) devices when they are provided in the inpatient hospital setting.
Each year, Merritt Hawkins, an Endorsed Business Partner of the MHA and the nation’s leading physician search firm, completes its Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of June 18.
The MHA has drafted comments on each of the proposed rules to update the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) prospective payment system (PPS) for fiscal year (FY) 2019 for post-acute care settings.
The MHA has drafted comments in response to the proposed rule that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released to update the fiscal year (FY) 2019 inpatient prospective payment system.
The MHA will host an educational webinar with Nova Consulting and Compliance, LLC, at 10 a.m. June 27 to review the latest information from the CMS for ensuring data is accurately reported for use in developing the FY 2020 wage index that will take effect Oct. 1, 2019.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of June 11.
Helping board members develop critical competencies is one reason leaders should consider enrolling a board member in the 2018-2019 MHA Excellence in Governance Fellowship. The deadline for applications is June 15.
The MHA knows that good communication involves action from both sending and receiving parties, and the association wants to hear from its members and others who look to the MHA as the voice of healthcare in Michigan.
The Medical Services Administration (MSA) recently released a final policy to update Medicaid fee-for-service payment rates for laboratory services, which are based on the clinical lab fee schedule (CLFS).
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of June 4.
Women in Data Science (WiDS) Lansing attracted nearly 80 healthcare data scientists May 23 to discuss advancing healthcare data science to improve overall delivery of patient care.