Entries for 'Medicaid'

The MHA submitted comments to the Medical Services Administration (MSA) July 19 regarding the department’s long-standing reimbursement policy for neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) services provided by 23 hospitals throughout Michigan.
Member News | July 19
MHA CEO Brian Peters wrote an opinion piece published by Crains Detroit Business July 14 on where the Medicaid program stands nearly 6 years after its expansion in Michigan.
MHA In The News | July 16
On June 19, the Michigan Senate unanimously passed a pair of bills that would amend the reporting obligations for Healthy Michigan Plan beneficiaries impacted by the Medicaid work requirement legislation that became law in 2018.
On June 5, Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clark Lake) and Sen. Curtis Hertel (D-East Lansing) introduced a pair of bills that would amend the Medicaid work requirement legislation signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder in 2018.
The Medical Services Administration (MSA) recently released a proposed policy to enforce the federal Medicaid enrollment requirement for providers who prescribe drugs to Medicaid beneficiaries. 
Member News | May 30
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | January 07
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.
Member News | January 03
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently approved a plan that allows the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to enter into outcomes-based contracts with drug manufacturers for drugs provided to Medicaid patients.
Member News | November 27
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | October 15
The 21st Century Cures Act was signed into law in December 2016, requiring Medicaid enrollment of providers that render services to Medicaid beneficiaries, regardless of whether services are provided through Medicaid fee-for-service or Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs).
Member News | October 10
Weekly news and updates from the MHA. 
Monday Report | September 24
The Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) recently issued a final deadline for Medicaid providers who have yet to enroll in the Community Health Automated Medicaid Processing System (CHAMPS). 
Member News | September 20
The Medical Services Administration recently released the hospital-specific executive order amounts for fiscal year (FY) 2018 that will be withheld from fee-for-service (FFS) inpatient hospital Medicaid interim payments Aug. 9.
Member News | August 02
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | July 09
The Medical Services Administration (MSA) recently released a final policy that updates the Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS) final settlement process for hospital cost reports for fiscal years ending on and after Oct. 1, 2015.
Member News | July 03
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. ...
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. 
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. 
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.
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.
Member News | April 27
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