MHA Monday Report Aug. 10, 2020

Posted on August 10, 2020

Combating the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Week of Aug. 3

The MHA continues to keep members apprised of developments affecting Michigan hospitals during the pandemic through email updates and the MHA Coronavirus webpage. ...

Corrected Unemployment Bills to Be Issued to Reimbursing Nonprofit Employers

In mid-July, the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency issued the second quarter 2020 unemployment bills (UIA Form 1763) to “reimbursing” employers (nonprofit employers). ...

CEO Report - Making Progress Against COVID-19

In this month's CEO Report, MHA CEO Brian Peters focuses on the progress the MHA and its members have made across a variety of challenges facing hospitals because of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Changes Proposed for 2021 Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service outpatient prospective payment system. Its proposals would become effective Jan. 1, 2021, unless otherwise noted. ...

2020 Election Focus of MHA Virtual Member Forum

MHA members are invited to join a virtual forum on the 2020 election and politics presented by David Wasserman, house editor for The Cook Political Report, from 11 a.m. to noon EDT Sept. 23. ...

CMS Releases Final Rules for Medicare Post-acute Care Services in FY 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services made minor changes in the recently released final rules to update the Medicare fee-for-service inpatient psychiatric facility, inpatient rehabilitation facility and skilled nursing facility prospective payment systems for fiscal year 2021. ...

Webinars Explore COVID-19 Health Inequity and Future Disease Treatments

The MHA webinar series Leadership and Resiliency: Navigating Through and Beyond COVID-19 explores several mission-critical leadership qualities that leaders need to help traverse this difficult time. ...

New Lansing Senior Park Aligns with MHA Keystone Center Age-Friendly Efforts

The city of Lansing recently installed a senior-friendly park that features an exercise bike, stair stepper and handcycle, among other equipment. The FitLot park is near a senior community and market-rate apartments to further support the community’s access to recreational activities. ...

Promote Vaccination during National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, which highlights the efforts of hospitals and healthcare professionals to protect patients of all ages against vaccine-preventable diseases through on-time vaccination. ...

Merritt Hawkins Releases 2020 Review of Physician Recruiting Incentives

Merritt Hawkins, an endorsed business partner of the MHA, has released its annual examination of the starting salaries and other incentives used to recruit physicians nationwide. Now in its 27th year, the firm’s Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives provides national benchmark data on physician recruiting incentives as well as a comprehensive analysis of the physician recruiting market. ...

The Keckley Report

Four Healthcare Workforce Issues that Require Attention

“The U.S. healthcare industry employs 16.8 million. In the pandemic, it is considered an “essential industry” among several considered necessary to managing the crisis. Its frontline workers in nursing homes and hospitals enjoy heightened appreciation and public trust. But four problems in its workforce lurk beneath the surface.” ...

Paul Keckley, Aug. 3, 2020


  • MHA Monday Report Aug. 10, 2020

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