MHA Monday Report Aug. 24, 2020

Posted on August 24, 2020

Combating the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Week of Aug. 17

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provided for a 20% add-on to the inpatient prospective payment system diagnosis-related group rate for patients diagnosed with COVID-19 for the duration of the public health emergency. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid  ...

MHA Virtual Member Forum: How Michigan and Healthcare Fit into the 2020 Election

David Wasserman, house editor for The Cook Political Report, will share his observations on the 2020 election and political candidates’ positions on healthcare at a virtual MHA member forum from 11 a.m. to noon EDT Sept. 23. Candidates’ views on healthcare ...

Webinar Explores COVID-19 and Future Disease Treatments

The final session of the six-part webinar series Leadership and Resiliency: Navigating Through and Beyond COVID-19 will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Sept. 3. The webinar The New Healthcare Ecosystem will highlight the threat of future pandemics, the questions surrounding ...

Members Urged to Continue Efforts as Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Series Ends

The MHA Keystone Center recently concluded a series of bimonthly webinars to address safe patient handling and mobility as part of the MHA Workplace Safety Collaborative. The webinars were led by Margaret Arnold, chief executive officer of Early Mobility ...

National Immunization Awareness Month Promotes On-time Vaccination

As healthcare facilities encourage their patients and staff to feel comfortable coming back to their facilities, doing so as safely as possible is a primary objective. This will require long-term planning, comprehensive solutions, and consultations with experts ...

The Keckley Report

Health Policy in Campaign 2020: Comparisons, Contrasts and Reality

“Setting aside partisan brinksmanship and political spin, the healthcare platforms for Donald Trump and Joe Biden offer a stark contrast.”

Paul Keckley, Aug. 17, 2020

MHA in the News

Read recent coverage about the MHA, including an article from Healthcare IT News that featured quotes from Jim Lee, vice president, data policy & analytics, MHA, on the implementation of data reporting requirements to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


  • MHA Monday Report Aug. 24, 2020

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