In conjunction with the ongoing #MiCareMatters social media and digital awareness campaign, a private Facebook group, MiCare Champions, has been created for individuals to stay up-to-date on ongoing issues and legislative measures that affect healthcare in Michigan.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated the 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance scores for some clinicians, based on issues that providers identified in their performance feedback data.
On behalf of the MHA and its member hospitals, a $30,000 lead gift was made to the Michigan Harvest Gathering (MHG) Oct. 2 as part of the MHG campaign kickoff media conference at Cristo Rey Community Center, Lansing.
The Michigan House Law and Justice Committee, chaired by Rep. Klint Kesto (R-Commerce Twp.), heard testimony Oct. 2 on House Bills 6203 and 6204, which would amend the Michigan Penal Code to provide additional protections for health professionals ...
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Oct. 1.
Promoting quality and safety is a key responsibility of governance, and when done well, both the organization and patients benefit.
ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital revamped its Michigan Harvest Gathering collection campaign in 2017, including an ask for personal care items to further improve community wellness.
An MHA Cybersecurity Member Forum was held Sept. 14 at Davenport University, Lettinga Campus, Grand Rapids, to help members as they continue to mitigate evolving cyber security risks.
The Michigan Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) Bureau of Community and Health Systems performs state licensing and federal certification regulatory duties for hospitals and other health facilities, as required by state and federal law.
Associate members and partner organizations are important to the MHA and to Michigan hospitals and health systems. An interactive membership forum has been planned specifically for MHA associate members and partners to discuss how the association can better meet their needs.
The newly released Survey of America’s Physicians: Practice Patterns and Perspectives addresses a wide range of questions about who physicians are and how they practice.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Sept. 24.
On Sept. 20, the MHA submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) effective Jan. 1, 2019.
In early September, the Medical Services Administration (MSA) released correspondence regarding the disproportionate share hospital (DSH) eligibility form for fiscal year (FY) 2019.
The Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) recently issued a final deadline for Medicaid providers who have yet to enroll in the Community Health Automated Medicaid Processing System (CHAMPS).
The 2018 MHA Patient Safety & Quality Symposium drew more than 250 clinical and administrative leaders to learn from national safety and quality experts and local hospital and health system teams.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Sept. 17.
Clark Ballard, senior vice president of member relations and education, will be retiring from the MHA Oct. 12 after 35 years of outstanding leadership with the association.
On Sept. 11, DataGen hosted a webinar to review the Medicare inpatient prospective payment system final rule that takes effect Oct. 1.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Sept. 10.