MHA Monday Report June 17, 2019

Posted on June 17, 2019

House Approves Health and Human Services Budget Proposal

Michigan capitol buildingThe Michigan House of Representatives approved the state health and human services fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget June 12. In approving the budget, the House offered no amendments to the proposal initially reported May 14 by the …

MHA Draft Comments Available for FY 2020 Medicare IPPS Proposed Rule

The MHA has drafted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) for fiscal year (FY) 2020. While the impact …

MHA Rounds: Why MI (and my) Rural Care Matters

MHA Rounds Ruthie SudderthAs the MHA launches the #MiRuralCareMatters campaign, Ruthanne Sudderth, senior vice president, public affairs & communications, recalls growing up in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and the important role hospitals play in small and rural communities across the state.

Fall-related Harm Featured Topic at MHA Keystone Center PSO Safe Table

The MHA Keystone Center Patient Safety Organization (PSO) conducted a safe table event June 4 to discuss the potential for fall-related injuries in healthcare facilities and how to prevent them. Safe tables allow healthcare professionals to convene …

The Keckley Report

Game On: CVS Expands in Health Delivery
Paul Keckley“CVS describes itself as a ‘health care innovation company helping people on their path to better health… we are transforming the consumer health care experience and helping to foster healthier communities.’ A bold vision and increasingly attractive market to many who wish to leverage their primary care services, a retail orientation, consumer-focused operations and health insurance capability as the delivery system’s front door. ...

“In traditional parlance, these efforts are characterized as “disruptors” –outsiders who muscle themselves into space previously controlled by incumbents.

“The incumbents they target are hospitals and physicians.”

Paul Keckley, June 10, 2019

News to Know

Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of June 17:

  • The Care Transitions - Key to Population Health Statewide Summit will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Tuesday at VisTaTech Center - Schoolcraft College, Livonia.
  • The MHA FY 2021 Wage Index Webinar will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Laura AppelMHA in the News

Read recent coverage about the MHA, including an article from Bridge Magazine on challenges facing small and rural hospitals in Michigan and a Detroit News article on the potential impact of the new auto no-fault reform law on auto accident survivors. 


  • MHA Monday Report June 17, 2019

Tags: MHA Keystone Center, Patient Safety Organization, PSO, Medicare, budget, safe table, proposed rule, advocacy, events, care transitions, 2020 IPPS, #MiRuralCareMatters, Wage Index Webinar

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