Entries for 'Medicaid'

The governor signed the FY 2021 budget Sept. 30, which took effect Oct. 1. The agreement protects vital funding sources for patient care and expands access to healthcare services.
Member News | October 02
The Michigan Health & Hospital Association applauds the signing by Gov. Whitmer of the fiscal year 2021 state budget that provides much needed support and relief to Michigan hospitals.
The Michigan Health & Hospital Association appreciates the state budget passed by the Legislature that protects vital funding sources for patient care in Michigan hospitals.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a final rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service inpatient prospective payment system for fiscal year  2021, which begins Oct. 1. 
Member News | September 03
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | July 13
The Michigan Department of Health & Human Services recently released a final policy to establish Medicaid program coverage conditions and requirements for the Psychiatric Collaborative Care Model effective for dates of service on and after Aug. 1, 2020.
Member News | July 10
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | June 15
The Michigan Senate voted unanimously June 4 to support a package of bills that would expand opportunities for providers to receive Medicaid payment for telehealth services.
Member News | June 11
The Medical Services Administration recently released two final policies that impact hospital Medicaid payments. One relates to the rural access pool and the other updates payment to hospitals with approved neonatal intensive care units.
Member News | June 10
Members of the state Senate Committee on Health and Human Services voted unanimously June 4 to support House Bills 5412 through 5416, which would expand opportunities for providers to receive Medicaid payment for telehealth services. 
Member News | June 04
The Michigan House of Representatives passed legislation May 13 that would expand access and improve reimbursement for telehealth services. If they become law, House Bills (HBs) 5412 through 5416 would expand opportunities for providers to receive Medicaid payment ...
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued Executive Order (EO) 2020-77 May 7, extending the stay-at-home order to May 28 while allowing some manufacturers to gradually reopen under her “MI Safe Start” plan. The TCF Center in Detroit ...
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed two bills March 30 that will send additional funding to Michigan hospitals: a supplemental budget bill that raises Medicaid rates and a bill providing $50 million in funding for healthcare providers during the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Member News | April 01
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | March 09
Members of the House Health Policy Committee voted March 5 to report House Bills 5412 through 5416, which would expand opportunities for providers to receive Medicaid payment for telehealth services.
A U.S. District Court ruling issued March 4 invalidated Michigan’s Medicaid work requirements, which posed a threat to healthcare coverage for tens of thousands of Healthy Michigan Plan recipients.
The MHA recently coordinated an educational webinar with Myers and Stauffer, Michigan’s audit firm for the federally mandated Medicaid disproportionate share hospital audits.
Member News | February 27
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 Michigan Health & Hospital Association is thankful that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive budget recommendation protects vital healthcare funding for hospitals.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | February 03
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