MHA Monday Report Oct. 16, 2017
Posted on October 16, 2017
In response to Public Act 268 of 2016, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) took on a months-long statewide effort to improve the coordination of physical health and behavioral health services in Michigan … Read more
The 2017 MHA Communications Retreat recently brought together nearly 70 communications, marketing and public relations professionals working in hospitals across the state. Participants spent the day networking and learning from experts about tools and strategies … Read more
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to remove Social Security numbers from Medicare cards as part of efforts to help reduce identify theft … Read more
As the potential for reducing federal Medicaid funding remains on the congressional radar, participants at the upcoming Michigan Health Policy Forum will hear from Matt Salo, executive director, National Association of Medicaid Directors, Washington, DC … Read more
The California Hospital Association and the state’s regional associations have established a relief fund for hospital employees who have been significantly affected by fires burning throughout the state. As of Thursday afternoon, it was reported that … Read more
The Four Challenges Keeping Hospital CEOs Awake at Night
“Last month, I interviewed 13 hospital CEO’s in preparation for their upcoming Board-Management strategic planning retreats. They lead organizations in 11 states with substantial differences in the scale, scope and strength of their operations and the dynamics in their markets. Two are academic medical centers, six are independent multi-hospital systems and five operate in multiple markets. When I asked ‘what’s keeping you awake at night’ their answers were the same.”
Paul Keckley, Oct. 9, 2017
- Part two in a three-part webinar series for members of the Great Lakes Partners for Patients Hospital Improvement Innovation Network will take place from 10 to 11 a.m. EDT Thursday.
Read recent state and national coverage about the MHA, including the latest headlines on efforts to reform auto no-fault and an article from the Detroit News on the MHA’s response to the potential impact of President Donald Trump’s efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, via executive order.
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