A new website — VerifyMICare.org — launched today by the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) gives consumers and patients easy access to important information about the quality of healthcare provided at hospitals across the state. Read More
Weekly news and updates from the MHA. Read More
Monday Report | January 15
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Jan. 15. Read More
Member News | January 13
As part of a national effort to bring attention to a lack of federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the MHA joined member hospitals, the American Hospital Association, and a coalition of state and national organizations and healthcare providers for a Day of Action ... Read More
On Jan. 11, the state treasurer and the directors of the House and Senate fiscal agencies convened the state’s annual January revenue estimating conference.  Read More
The MHA is accepting nominations for its 2018 Ludwig Community Benefit Award until the close of business Feb. 16. The award is named for Patric E. Ludwig, former MHA president and Bronson Healthcare Group president, and honors Michigan hospitals that demonstrate outstanding community benefit by ... Read More
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Jan. 9 the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced) program, a new Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) voluntary bundled payment model.  Read More
Member News | January 11
The MHA Health Foundation webinar “Understanding Medicare Telemedicine Billing Guidelines” will examine telemedicine billing processes and guidelines for documentation and much more.  Read More
Member News | January 11
Weekly news and updates from the MHA. Read More
Monday Report | January 08
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of  Jan. 8.  Read More
Member News | January 06
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has developed a summary of a January 2017 survey on the policies, procedures and barriers to vaccination of healthcare personnel (HCP) in long-term-care facilities (LTCFs).  Read More
The number of Medicare beneficiaries entering hospitals as observation patients doubled between 2006 and 2014 to nearly 1.9 million, according to figures from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).  Read More
Member News | January 05
In late November, the Medical Services Administration (MSA) released a final policy to update and clarify Medicaid managed care provider enrollment requirements.  Read More
Member News | January 04
The MHA Keystone Center will achieve a significant milestone this year: its 15th anniversary.  Read More
The MHA’s new major membership meeting, Breakthrough embraces innovative formats, welcomes a broad spectrum of leaders from the C-suite to the board table, and delivers unprecedented insight and knowledge. Read More
Member News | January 04
Brittany Bogan, MHSA, CPPS, Vice President, Patient Safety & Quality, MHA Keystone Center, shares what the MHA Keystone Center PSO plans to focus on and accomplish in 2018.  Read More
Patient falls and fall-related injuries are a huge patient safety issue. According to The Joint Commission, hundreds of thousands of patients in the U.S. fall every year in hospitals, with 30 to 50 percent of falls resulting in injury. Read More
MHA Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Vice President Laura Appel was interviewed for a Dec. 24 MiBiz.com article about what’s to come for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2018. Read More
The MHA Keystone Center will continue its focus on sepsis in the upcoming year. The organization will offer sepsis simulations to its members in 2018, as well as other educational offerings, such as webinars and regional learning sessions. Read More
A statement from MHA CEO Brian Peters on Dec. 21, 2017, highlights the MHA's views on the 2017 release of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' hospital star ratings and list of hospitals receiving penalities under the Hospital-acquired Conditions Reduction Program. Read More
News Releases | December 21
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