MHA Monday Report June 24, 2019

Posted on June 24, 2019

Michigan capitol buildingSenate Passes Bills to Ease Compliance with Medicaid Work Requirement

On June 19, the Michigan Senate unanimously passed a pair of bills that would amend the reporting obligations for Healthy Michigan Plan beneficiaries impacted by the Medicaid work requirement legislation that became law in 2018. Senate Bills (SBs) 362 and 363 would …

Registration Open for 2019 MHA Safety & Quality Symposium

Symposium logoRegistration is now open for the MHA Safety & Quality Symposium taking place Sept. 26 at the Detroit Marriott Troy. Keynote speaker Amy C. Edmondson headlines the list of speakers for the symposium. Edmondson, Novartis professor of leadership ...

Materials from Medicare Area Wage Index Webinar Available for Review

The MHA hosted a webinar June 19 with consulting firm Comprehensive Reimbursement, Inc. (CRI) to assist hospitals in reviewing their preliminary data that will be used by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop …

Salary Survey Helps Reward Staff with Special Healthcare Skills; Submit by June 28 and CompdataIn the healthcare sector, attracting and retaining skilled talent is a constant challenge. Unique and highly specialized roles are numerous on both the clinical and nonclinical sides of the business, and jobs that require special skills, certifications, licenses …

The Keckley Report

Rural Health: Is it Time for Fresh Thinking?
Paul Keckley“Last Thursday at 7 pm CDT, Jamestown Regional Medical Center (JRMC) shut its doors. Its owner, West Palm Beach FL-based Rennova Health, promised its 120 employees and clinicians the closure was temporary. ...

“Excellent studies by Morgan Stanley and Navigant have chronicled the plight of rural hospitals: of 2250 designated as rural or critical access, one in five is at risk of closing due to financial insolvency. And that might be an underestimate. The most at-risk are in states like Alabama and others where inpatient volume is shrinking, margins are thinning, urban competitors are encroaching and the resident populations are poorer and sicker.”

Paul Keckley, June 17, 2019

News to Know

Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of June 24:

  • The 2019 MHA Annual Membership Meeting will take place Wednesday through Friday at the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island.
  • The MHA Board of Trustees will meet from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island.
  • The MHA Service Corporation (MHASC) Board will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island.


  • MHA Monday Report June 24, 2019

Tags: Symposium, webinar, annual meeting, wage index, Medicaid Work Requirement, MHA Board of Trustees, MHA 100 Year Anniversary, MHA Service Corporation Board of Directors, MHA Annual Salary Survey

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