News to Know - Week of June 25

Posted on June 23, 2018

Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of June 25: 

  • The 2018 MHA Annual Membership meeting will take place Wednesday through Friday at the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island. The meeting provides the setting for healthcare leaders from across the state to learn, network and celebrate the accomplishments of Michigan hospitals. For more information, contact Erica Leyko at the MHA.
  • The MHA Wage Index Webinar will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday. The webinar is being hosted in conjunction with Nova Consulting and Compliance, LLC, to review the latest interpretations, etc., from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for ensuring data is accurately reported for use in developing the fiscal year 2020 wage index. For more information, contact Vickie Kunz at the MHA.
  • Gov. Rick Snyder signed the budget omnibus and Medicaid work requirement bills. The budget omnibus bill contains the fiscal year 2018-2019 budgets for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and several other state departments. The Medicaid work requirement legislation requires able-bodied adults covered by the Healthy Michigan Plan to work 80 hours a month. For additional information, contact Chris Mitchell at the MHA.
  • Monday, July 9, is the last day to register to vote in the Aug. 7 primary election. The Michigan Voter Information Center on the Secretary of State’s website includes an online form where citizens can verify whether they are registered to vote. Additional information about the 2018 election is available on the MHA’s election webpage.
  • The MHA Monday Report will not be published July 2 in honor of Independence Day. The next issue will be dated July 9. As always, the MHA Newsroom will provide up-to-date information pertinent to the healthcare and hospital community. Have a happy, healthy holiday!

Tags: wage index, 2018 MHA Annual Membership meeting, state budget, Michigan primary, voter registration

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