The MHA Michigan Green Healthcare Committee and the MHA encourage hospitals and health systems to support the Michigan Battle of the Buildings program, a free energy-reduction competition that is an easy way to identify energy-efficient practices and improve the environmental footprint of healthcare...
The MHA’s newest major membership meeting, Breakthrough, is Feb. 21 and 22 at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa.
The MHA is partnering with DataGen to offer webinars to review the three Medicare quality-based programs and their impact on hospitals.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Jan. 14.
The latest issue of Trustee Insights | Trending Topics, the American Hospital Association's (AHA) bimonthly micro-newsletter for trustees and CEOs, is now available.
On Dec. 27, a federal judge ruled in favor of the AHA and hospital plaintiffs in the lawsuit that was refiled in federal district court in September 2018, which sought expedited relief from the Medicare FFS payment cuts implemented in 2018 for many hospitals that participate in the 340B dr...
In the 2019 Medicare physician fee schedule (PFS) final rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) modified the definition of “applicable laboratories” to include hospital laboratories that bill Medicare for nonpatient laboratory services on the CMS 1450 14X type of bil...
The MHA is accepting nominations for its 2019 Ludwig Community Benefit Award until the close of business Feb. 15.
The MHA’s newest major membership meeting, Breakthrough, embraces innovative formats, welcomes a broad spectrum of leaders from the C-suite to the board table, and delivers unprecedented insight and knowledge.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Jan. 7.
The MDHHS and the MHA are seeking feedback on draft guidelines designed to standardize the process of evaluating emergency department patients in psychiatric crisis and reduce barriers to accessing inpatient psychiatric services.
On Nov. 30, the Medical Services Administration released a final policy that modifies the billing process for services provided to Medicaid beneficiaries in FFS and MCO plans who, as of their date of service, are eligible for Medicare but are not yet enrolled.
The CMS recently released a request for information (RFI) seeking input on the potential for conflicts of interest when Medicare-approved accrediting organizations offer consulting services to the Medicare-participating providers and suppliers they accredit.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights has issued a request for information (RFI) seeking public input on how the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) rules, especially the HIPAA privacy rule, could be modified to improve coordinated, val...
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Dec. 17.
With the conclusion of the 2018 Michigan Harvest Gathering, the MHA and its members have contributed nearly 40,000 pounds of food and more than $60,000 to help feed the 1.6 million people who are suffering from hunger in Michigan.
As hospitals shift from inpatient to outpatient volume, automate workflow and seek skill sets outside of traditional healthcare professions, leaders must prepare workforce strategies that are forward-thinking, consumer-centric, flexible and innovative.
The MHA, along with DataGen, recently hosted a national webinar to review the final rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS), effective Jan. 1, 2019.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Dec. 10.
Application periods will be open soon for two programs to assist medical residents in repaying loans for their medical training.