Member News

Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of June 26. Read More
Member News | June 25
To inform board members about ways providers and the MHA are collaborating, embracing transparency, and meeting patients and communities where they are in their health journey, the MHA is conducting a hospital/health system trustee orientation on Sept. 26. Read More
Member News | June 22
Each year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) develops the Medicare wage index, which adjusts Medicare payments for geographic wage variations. Hospital input is necessary to ensure the wage index is based on accurate data. Read More
Member News | June 16
The MHA submitted comments June 13 to the CMS regarding the proposed rule to update the Medicare prospective payment system for long-term-care hospitals for FY 2018. Read More
Member News | June 15
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of June 12. Read More
Member News | June 11
The MHA’s comments regarding the FY 2018 proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service inpatient prospective payment system are available for hospitals’ use. Read More
Member News | June 09
Applications for the 2017-2018 MHA Excellence in Governance Fellowship are due June 16. This highly collaborative, comprehensive, governance leadership program is specifically designed for governing board members of Michigan hospitals and health systems. Read More
Member News | June 08
The deadline for submitting nominations to serve on MHA committees, council and task forces for the 2017-2018 program year has been extended to June 16. Read More
Member News | June 08
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of June 5. Read More
Member News | June 04
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced its outreach campaign to help providers prepare for the new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) which will replace the Social Security-based Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) on Medicare cards. Read More
Member News | June 02
Hospitals paid under the Medicare prospective payment system are required to complete and submit the 2016 occupational mix survey to their Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) by July 3. Read More
Member News | June 01
The MHA coordinated a webinar May 22 with the Missouri Hospital Association, The Joint Commission and hospital representatives from the six states that joined recent efforts to reduce the impact of the local coverage determination (LCD 36839) implemented Feb. 16 by Wisconsin Physicians Services (WPS... Read More
Member News | May 24
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule May 12 to delay the effective date for the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) mandatory episode payment models (EPMs) and the cardiac rehabilitation incentive payment model from Oct. 1, 2017, to Jan. 1, 2018. Read More
Member News | May 23
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of May 22. Read More
Member News | May 21
More than 20 hospital trustees and CEOs participated in the MHA Trustee Advocacy Day May 17. The event was designed to help members of hospital and healthcare organization governing boards learn more about the legislative process and strengthen relationships with Michigan lawmakers. Read More
Governing boards must respond to a rapidly evolving environment and be confident in their ability to foster new delivery models. The MHA Excellence in Governance Fellowship is the most comprehensive program board members can undertake to be a strategic leader. Read More
Member News | May 19
Leaders of MHA-member organizations will not want to miss the MHA Annual Membership Meeting. Registration is due no later than May 26 for the annual meeting. Read More
Member News | May 18
Wisconsin Physician Services (WPS), the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) for most Michigan hospitals, recently released an update to its local coverage determination (LCD) that took effect Feb. 16 for polysomnography and other sleep studies (L36839).  Read More
Member News | May 15
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of May 15. Read More
Member News | May 14
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).  Read More
Page 1 of 2First   Previous   [1]  2  Next   Last   

Contacts:

Media inquiries: contact Laura Wotruba at (517) 703-8601. 

Other inquiries: email communicate@mha.org

Read the MHA policy on publication via MHA media.

Leading Michigan to Better Health

Watch the video »