Entries for 'Medicaid'

The Michigan Legislature on June 7 fast-tracked the approval of a revised version of Senate Bill (SB) 897, which would require able-bodied individuals between 19 and 62 years of age to work an average of 80 hours per month to continue qualifying for healthcare coverage under Medicaid expansion. ... Read More
A May 7, 2018, article by Dawn Geskus for watchdog.org takes a look at legislation that would require able-bodied adults to work a minimum of 29 hours per week to keep their Medicaid benefits.  Read More
The Michigan House Appropriations Committee began work on Senate Bill (SB) 897 during a regularly scheduled meeting May 2, where committee members heard testimony on the bill.  Read More
The MHA’s testimony on a proposal to institute work requirements for Medicaid recipients in Michigan, including individuals enrolled in the Healthy Michigan Plan, was covered by outlets across the state. Read More
The Medical Services Administration (MSA) recently released a proposed policy establishing a final settlement adjustment process to standardize the reporting of hospital outpatient drug costs for Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS) settlement purposes. Read More
Member News | April 27
The Michigan Senate approved Senate Bill (SB) 897 in a 26-11 vote held April 19. The legislation would institute work requirements for Medicaid recipients in Michigan, including individuals enrolled in the Healthy Michigan Plan. Read More
A bill instituting work requirements for Medicaid recipients in Michigan, including individuals enrolled in the Healthy Michigan Plan, was the subject of a testimony-only hearing before the Senate Committee on Michigan Competitiveness. Read More
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Monday Report | March 05
On Feb. 23, the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) announced Medicaid providers who have yet to enroll using the Community Health Automated Medicaid Processing System (CHAMPS) will have additional time to do so. Read More
Member News | February 28
The MDHHS recently provided the MHA with information related to current Medicaid provider enrollment requirements. In short, to comply with federal screening requirements, all providers who serve Michigan Medicaid beneficiaries are required to be enrolled in the Michigan Medicaid program effect... Read More
Member News | February 08
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Monday Report | February 05
As of Jan. 13, home healthcare agencies are required to comply with the new Medicare and Medicaid CoPs. Because it has been more than 20 years since home health CoPs have been updated, it is important to understand the changes and revised compliance processes. Read More
Member News | February 02
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Monday Report | January 08
In late November, the Medical Services Administration (MSA) released a final policy to update and clarify Medicaid managed care provider enrollment requirements.  Read More
Member News | January 04
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Dec. 18. Read More
Member News | December 16
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Monday Report | December 04
On Nov. 27, the Medical Services Administration (MSA) released a concurrent proposed and final policy to allow additional physicians to qualify for higher Medicaid payments for primary care services, effective for dates of service on and after Jan. 1, 2018.  Read More
Member News | November 30
On Nov. 27, the Medical Services Administration (MSA) released a concurrent proposed and final policy to increase the hospital short stay rate from $1,314 to $1,608, effective for dates of service on and after Jan. 1, 2018, while maintaining existing criteria to qualify for the rate.  Read More
Member News | November 30
As the potential for reducing federal Medicaid funding remains on the congressional radar, participants at the upcoming Michigan Health Policy Forum will hear from Matt Salo, executive director, National Association of Medicaid Directors, Washington, DC. Read More
Member News | October 13
Weekly news and updates from the MHA. Read More
Monday Report | October 09
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