MHA Monday Report June 19, 2017

Posted on June 19, 2017

State Bill on Patient Wishes for End-of-life Treatment Moves to Full House

The Michigan House Health Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Hank Vaupel (R-Handy Twp.), heard testimony June 14 on a package of bills regarding the physician orders for scope of treatment (POST) form and reported it …Read more

Occupational Mix Survey Due July 3; Webinar Materials Available to Assist

Each year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) develops the Medicare wage index, which adjusts Medicare payments for geographic wage variations. Hospital input is necessary to ensure the wage index is based on accurate data.Read more

MHA Unemployment Compensation Program Works to Revise Unemployment Law

Rachelle McKinney, attorney with the MHA Unemployment Compensation Program, testifying before the House Oversight Committee.MHA Unemployment Compensation Program staff members have been participating since March in the Michigan Legislature’s Unemployment Work Group, which was convened to propose changes to Michigan’s unemployment law. As a result of a dramatic increase … Read more

Comments Submitted on LTCH FY 2018 Long-term-care Hospital Proposed Rule

The MHA submitted comments June 13 to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the proposed rule to update the Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) for long-term-care hospitals (LTCHs) for fiscal year (FY) 2018. … Read more

The Keckley Report

Health Reform: The Five Tipping Points We Should Be Watching 
Paul Keckley“I spend most of my time in board planning sessions these days. … I tell them no one knows for sure how all this will play out. I encourage preparedness based on Scenario Plans specific to the organization’s mission, vision, strategy and performance, and close monitoring of Tipping Points that could change the focus of their strategy or force a re-do altogether.”
Paul Keckley, June 12, 2017   

News to Know – Week of June 19

Upcoming events and important healthcare news … Read more


  • MHA Monday Report June 19, 2017

Tags: MHA Keystone Center, occupational mix survey, 2018 IPPS, occupational mix webinar, unemployment fraud, HB 4170 4171 4173 & 4174

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