MHA Monday Report June 10, 2019

Posted on June 10, 2019

Supreme Court Orders HHS to Provide Notice and Comment Period Prior to Rulemaking

In a recent 7-1 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a decision of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals holding Medicare law requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to conduct notice-and-comment rulemaking ...

Senate Legislation Would Aid Compliance with Medicaid Work Requirement

Healthy Michigan Plan logoOn June 5, Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clark Lake) and Sen. Curtis Hertel (D-East Lansing) introduced a pair of bills that would amend the Medicaid work requirement legislation signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder in 2018. Senate …

MHA Rounds CEO ReportCEO Report: Who Will Speak for the Side of Healthcare?

MHA CEO Brian Peters shares the importance of advocacy in protecting Michigan hospitals and the patients they serve.

GME Day 2019 participant photosLawmakers and Policy Staff Tour Hospitals for MHA Medical Education Day

More than 45 lawmakers and policy staff visited local hospitals throughout Michigan the week of June 3 to learn about graduate medical education (GME) as part of the MHA Medical Education Day. The event allowed MHA member hospitals to highlight …

New Campaign Highlights Stories from Michigan’s Rural Hospitals

MiRuralCareMatters logoThe MHA is highlighting the stories of rural Michiganders and their community hospitals as part of its new #MiRuralCareMatters campaign. More than 60 hospitals serve thousands of Michiganders in rural areas who have unique health needs and challenges. Rural …

Medicare “Exact Match” Requirements Enforcement Begins July 1

Effective July 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin enforcing the “exact match” Medicare claim edit requirement for outpatient services provided at off-campus hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs). Medicare claims will return-to-provider …

CMS Seeks Input on Ways to Reduce Administrative Burden

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a request for information (RFI) asking for ideas to reduce the administrative burdens for healthcare providers and patients as part of its Patient over Paperwork Initiative. The CMS will publish ...

A panel discussion held during the MHA Keystone Center Spring Workshop considered lessons learned from simulation and tracer education.MHA Keystone Center 2019 Spring Workshop Highlights Simulation-based Education

Nearly 75 professionals — including physicians, nurses, regulatory and compliance managers, and directors of quality and patient safety — from across Michigan gathered in Dearborn May 30 for the 2019 MHA Keystone Center Spring Workshop. The unique event allowed participants to learn …

Coverys MHA 100 Year Anniversary SponsorReduce Medical Liability Risks with Diagnostic Accuracy

Diagnosis-related events are the single largest root cause of medical professional liability claims. With nearly 84% of adults and 93% of children seeking medical attention requiring diagnosis each year, it’s not surprising the numbers are high. Claims associated with ... 

The Keckley Report

The Future State of Healthcare: Healthcare Leaders Survey Results
Paul Keckley“Despite uncertainty about federal health policies and increased competition from non-conventional players, most healthcare leaders are confident the future of U.S. healthcare is navigable.

“That’s the key takeaway from the Modern Healthcare survey of more than 226 healthcare leaders released two weeks ago at the Healthcare Transformation Summit in Austin. They were asked to evaluate the likelihood of 14 future state scenario’s and the level of disruptive impact of each in two- year and five-year timeframes. ...

“The survey results were somewhat surprising.”

Paul Keckley, June 3, 2019

News to Know

Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of June 10:

  • The Great Lakes Partners for Patients Hospital Improvement Innovation Network will hold a Caring for the Critically Ill Patient simulation from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Covenant HealthCare Simulation Center at the Central Michigan University College of Medicine, Saginaw.
  • The Moving Forward with Patient- and Family-Centered Care: Partnerships for Quality and Safety seminar will take place from 8:15 a.m. Thursday to 4 p.m. Friday at the Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront Hotel, Detroit.


  • MHA Monday Report June 10, 2019

Tags: GLPP HIIN, Keystone Center Spring Workshop, advocacy, Medicaid Work Requirement, CEO Report, critical care simulations, Patient & Family Centered Care, #MiRuralCareMatters, GME Day, Azar v. Allina Health Services, Coverys, Patient over Paperwork Initiative

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