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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.
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Oct. 7.
Member News | October 05
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | September 23
A federal judge recently ruled in favor of hospitals in the December 2018 lawsuit filed by the American Hospital Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges, Mercy Health Muskegon and several others.
Member News | September 20
The MHA’s draft comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) are available online. 
Member News | September 20
Healthcare data analytics and policy firm DataGen hosted a national webinar Sept. 10 that reviewed the final rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) for fiscal year (FY) 2020. 
Member News | September 12
Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollment in Michigan totaled approximately 865,000 in July, an increase of 10,000 beneficiaries since April.
Member News | August 28
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Aug. 12. 
Member News | August 10
The CMS recently released final rules to update the Medicare fee-for-service prospective payment systems (PPSs) for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs), and inpatient psychiatric facilities (IPFs) for fiscal year (FY) 2020, which begins Oct. 1, 2019.
Member News | August 08
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a final rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service prospective payment system (PPS) for inpatient psychiatric facilities (IPFs) for fiscal year (FY) 2020.
Member News | August 07
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a final rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service prospective payment system for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) for fiscal year (FY) 2020.
Member News | August 07
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a final rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) prospective payment system (PPS) for fiscal year (FY) 2020. 
Member News | August 07
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently announced that Medicare Administrative Contractors should begin, effective Jan. 1, 2020, accepting the HCPCS modifiers related to Appropriate Use Criteria on Medicare fee-for-service claims for advanced diagnostic imaging services.
Member News | August 02
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) effective Jan. 1, 2020.
Member News | August 02
All written requests for changes to hospitals’ wage and occupational mix data must be received by the Medicare Administrative Contractor by close of business Sept. 3.  
Member News | July 26
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Monday Report | July 22
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a proposed rule to update the Medicare home health (HH) prospective payment system effective Jan. 1, 2020.
Member News | July 18
The MHA hosted a webinar June 19 with consulting firm Comprehensive Reimbursement, Inc. (CRI) to assist hospitals in reviewing their preliminary data that will be used by the CMS to develop the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Medicare area wage index (AWI) which takes effect Oct. 1, 2020.
Member News | June 20
Weekly news and updates from the MHA. 
Monday Report | June 17
The MHA has drafted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) for fiscal year (FY) 2020.
Member News | June 14
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