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As the MHA shared with members in early September, there is an impending administrative change within the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 Division of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services that will impact hospitals’ patient transfer workflows. 
Member News | September 25
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services  recently released a final rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service long term care hospital prospective payment system for fiscal year 2021, which begins Oct. 1.
Member News | September 04
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a final rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service inpatient prospective payment system for fiscal year  2021, which begins Oct. 1. 
Member News | September 03
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced the Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART) Model, a new payment model for rural communities, in response to an Aug. 3 executive order issued by President Donald Trump.
Member News | August 13
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service outpatient prospective payment system . Its proposals would become effective Jan. 1, 2021, unless otherwise noted.
Member News | August 06
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services made minor changes in the recently released final rules to update the Medicare fee-for-service inpatient psychiatric facility, inpatient rehabilitation facility and skilled nursing facility prospective payment systems for fiscal year 2021.
Member News | August 05
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently announced an additional extension of the deadline for hospital submission of the 2019 occupational mix survey from Aug. 3 to Sept. 3, 2020, due to continued COVID-19-related concerns from hospitals.
Member News | July 29
The Michigan Department of Health & Human Services recently released a final policy to establish Medicaid program coverage conditions and requirements for the Psychiatric Collaborative Care Model effective for dates of service on and after Aug. 1, 2020.
Member News | July 10
A federal judge in Washington, DC, recently dismissed the lawsuit challenging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Price Transparency Final Rule that requires hospitals to disclose their privately negotiated, payer-specific payment rates effective Jan. 1, 2021.
Member News | June 25
The Medical Services Administration recently released two final policies that impact hospital Medicaid payments. One relates to the rural access pool and the other updates payment to hospitals with approved neonatal intensive care units.
Member News | June 10
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service long-term care hospital prospective payment system for fiscal year 2021, which begins Oct. 1. The proposed rule would ...
Member News | May 14
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service inpatient prospective payment system for fiscal year 2021, which begins Oct. 1. 
Member News | May 14
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a proposed rule to update the inpatient rehabilitation facilities prospective payment system for fiscal year 2021, which begins Oct. 1.
Member News | April 22
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a proposed rule to update the inpatient psychiatric facilities prospective payment system for fiscal year 2021, which begins Oct. 1.
Member News | April 16
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a proposed rule to update the skilled nursing facilities prospective payment system for fiscal year 2021, which begins Oct. 1. 
Member News | April 15
The American Hospital Association recently filed a lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services. 
Member News | January 16
In accordance with recent legislation, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has delayed data reporting for clinical diagnostic laboratory tests that are not advanced diagnostic laboratory tests for one year. 
Member News | January 09
Two webinars on topics related to Medicare are being offered Jan. 22, and the MHA encourages hospital staff to participate in both.
Member News | January 08
Despite the recently announced intention of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to reprocess and pay claims for certain 2019 outpatient clinic visits at the full outpatient prospective payment system rate, those payments will be cut in 2020. 
Member News | December 18
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that the Medicare fee-for-service Part A deductible for inpatient hospital services will increase by $44 to $1,408, effective Jan. 1.
Member News | November 20
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