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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service prospective payment system for home health agencies, effective Jan. 1, 2021.
Member News | July 01
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | June 29
A federal judge in Washington, DC, recently dismissed the lawsuit challenging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Price Transparency Final Rule that requires hospitals to disclose their privately negotiated, payer-specific payment rates effective Jan. 1, 2021.
Member News | June 25
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service long-term care hospital prospective payment system for fiscal year 2021, which begins Oct. 1. The proposed rule would ...
Member News | May 14
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service inpatient prospective payment system for fiscal year 2021, which begins Oct. 1. 
Member News | May 14
In an April 30 move disputed by the Michigan Legislature, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended the state of emergency through May 28. As the COVID-19 pandemic persists into a new month, the MHA has continued to send regular updates ...
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a proposed rule to update the inpatient rehabilitation facilities prospective payment system for fiscal year 2021, which begins Oct. 1.
Member News | April 22
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | April 20
The MHA continued to stay in close communication with hospitals and state and federal officials during the week of April 13 as Michigan entered the second month following its first case of COVID 19.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a proposed rule to update the inpatient psychiatric facilities prospective payment system for fiscal year 2021, which begins Oct. 1.
Member News | April 16
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a proposed rule to update the skilled nursing facilities prospective payment system for fiscal year 2021, which begins Oct. 1. 
Member News | April 15
The number of confirmed cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan continues to grow rapidly, but the MHA and Michigan hospitals are coordinating with local, state and federal governmental agencies and others on several fronts.
The Legislature passed a fiscal year 2020 supplemental spending bill that includes $50 million in new funding for Michigan hospitals through the first outpatient Medicaid fee increase since 2002.
Member News | March 13
The Medical Services Administration recently released a proposed policy to implement the supplemental budget appropriation for fiscal year 2020, which included additional general funds to increase critical access hospital reimbursement.
Member News | March 06
During the first quarter of 2018, data analysis conducted within Bronson LakeView Hospital showed that they had experienced an increase in readmissions from 10.42% to 13.3%.
The MHA Board of Trustees addressed several critical policy and advocacy matters at its Feb. 12 meeting. They included a review of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s fiscal year (FY) 2021 budget priorities
The fiscal year (FY) 2021 executive budget recommendation was presented to the Legislature Feb. 6 by State Budget Director Chris Kolb, and a FY 2020 supplemental budget request was also released.
The Superior Health Quality Alliance (Superior Health) is recruiting organizations to participate in its first initiative, the Nursing Home Quality Improvement Collaborative and Community Coalitions for Improving Care.
The Trump administration announced Jan. 30 that it would begin allowing states to pursue fixed amounts of money for most low-income working adults who receive Medicaid coverage in order to attempt to cap spending on the Medicaid program.
Member News | January 31
Two webinars were held Jan. 22 covering topics related to Medicare, and materials and recordings are available for MHA members.
Member News | January 30
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