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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
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Feb. 3.
Member News | February 01
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
On Jan. 29, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer presented her strategic goals for the upcoming year during her second State of the State address, with a significant focus on healthcare.
Overpayments to healthcare providers receiving Medicare reimbursements can result in civil and criminal enforcement action if providers are not diligent in compliance with reimbursement rule requirements.
Member News | January 22
The state treasurer and the directors of the House and Senate fiscal agencies convened the state’s annual January revenue estimating conference Jan. 10.
The MHA Legislative Policy Panel convened Jan. 8 and developed recommendations for the MHA Board of Trustees on legislative initiatives impacting Michigan hospitals.
Member News | January 10
Medicaid beneficiaries in Michigan must comply with new work requirements as of Jan. 1, 2020. Member hospitals who assist beneficiaries with their coverage should be aware of the following requirements and resources.
Member News | January 09
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | November 25
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a proposed rule to establish new regulations governing Medicaid supplemental payments and nonfederal financing of the Medicaid program. 
Member News | November 21
The Michigan Legislature introduced 47 supplemental appropriation bills Oct. 8 that would restore $256 million in funding to the state’s fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget. 
Member News | October 10
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services recently released proposed revisions to the federal anti-kickback and physician self-referral (Stark law) rules. These revisions are intended to allow flexibility in value-based payment arrangements and coordinated care.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA. 
Monday Report | October 07
The Medical Services Administration (MSA) released a proposed policy Sept. 30 to transition all pharmacy drug coverage from Medicaid health plans (MHPs) to Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS), effective Dec. 1, 2019. 
Member News | October 04
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued 147 line-item vetoes to the state budget Sept. 30, eliminating nearly $1 billion in spending, including $20.2 million in healthcare funding that would make key strides in protecting and improving access and quality of care for Michigan residents.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | September 30
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule Sept. 25 that outlines the method to determine federal Affordable Care Act-related Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) allotment reductions for fiscal years (FYs) 2020 through 2025.
Member News | September 26
Adam Carlson, the MHA’s senior director of government & political affairs, was featured in a Sept. 24 article from Crain’s Detroit Business on the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services budget, which was approved by the Legislature Sept. 24.
MHA In The News | September 25
On Sept. 24, the Michigan Legislature approved Senate Bill (SB) 139, the fiscal year (FY) 2020 conference report for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) budget, which takes significant steps to improve Medicaid reimbursement rates paid to hospitals in Michigan.
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