MHA Monday Report April 27, 2020

Posted on April 27, 2020

MHA Board of Trustees Meeting Focused on Managing COVID-19 Response

The MHA Board of Trustees focused its April 22 conference call almost exclusively on the needs of providers, patients and communities dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The board began its meeting with a guest presentation…

Combating the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Week of April 20

As Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended the stay home, stay safe order for an additional two weeks, with relaxation of some of the former restrictions, the MHA has continued to send regular updates to MHA members on ways the pandemic affects them. Additional updates and resources ...

Rural Development Grants for Distance Learning and Telehealth Announced​

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced applications are being accepted through July 13 for distance learning and telemedicine grants. These are competitive grants for rural communities to use distance learning... 

MHA Works with State to Provide COVID-19 Data

New statewide data related to the novel coronavirus pandemic was unveiled April 23 on the state of Michigan’s coronavirus webpage. Using data that hospitals submit to the state’s EMResource portal, the MHA developed a report for the state webpage …

#COVID19Heroes Weekly Recap: Week of April 20

The MHA launched its statewide #COVID19Heroes campaign April 8 to thank and highlight the healthcare workers and others who are on the front lines in the battle against the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). ...

Recording Available from Governing During Coronavirus Webinar

More than 50 governing board members and executives participated in the April 17 MHA Health Foundation webinar Governance in the Time of Coronavirus: Responding to the Pandemic. The webinar was presented by Jamie Orlikoff, president of…

Proposed Rule Released for Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility FY 2021 Payments

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a proposed rule to update the inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRF) prospective payment system (PPS) for fiscal year (FY) 2021, which begins Oct. 1. …

Headline Roundup: Week of April 20 for COVID-19 in Michigan

As Michigan hospitals continue to address the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the MHA has been actively fielding and responding to media requests on topics of emergency preparedness, testing and supplies…

Merritt Hawkins Releases COVID-19 Physician Recruiting Resource  

MHA endorsed business partner Merritt Hawkins provides guidance to hospitals and health systems on maintaining physician recruiting during the COVID-19 pandemic through virtual interviewing.


  • MHA Monday Report April 27, 2020

Tags: telehealth, IRF, governance, Merritt Hawkins, data, COVID-19, #COVID19Heroes, coronavirus, Jamie Orlikoff

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