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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service prospective payment system for inpatient psychiatric facilities for fiscal year 2022 which begins Oct. 1, 2021. 
Member News | April 08
Updated federal recommendations for delineating urban versus rural areas that are expected to take effect in fiscal year 2025 would impact Medicare payments to hospitals.
Member News | March 11
Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of March 1.
Member News | February 27
Myers and Stauffer LC, Michigan’s contractor for the federally mandated Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) audits, will soon distribute information requests to hospitals for the state fiscal year 2018 DSH audits.
Member News | February 04
The MDHHS Office of Specialized Nursing Home/OBRA Programs delayed the implementation of the online system for submitting forms 3877 and 3878 regarding the discharge of certain patients to a skilled nursing facility, inpatient rehabilitation facility or other post-acute care location.
Member News | November 20
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released an interim final rule to implement provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act related to COVID-19 testing and treatment.
November 13
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services  recently released a final rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service home health prospective payment system.
Member News | November 06
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Office of Specialized Nursing Home/ Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act Programs has delayed the implementation of the online system for discharging certain patients to a skilled nursing facility, inpatient rehabilitation facility or ...
Member News | October 30
The MHA prepared comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regarding the proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service outpatient prospective payment system effective Jan. 1, 2021.
Member News | October 02
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently provided additional resources to assist hospitals in complying with the transparency rule that will require disclosure of their negotiated rates effective Jan. 1, 2021.
Member News | October 01
As the MHA shared with members in early September, there is an impending administrative change within the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 Division of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services that will impact hospitals’ patient transfer workflows. 
Member News | September 25
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services  recently released a final rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service long term care hospital prospective payment system for fiscal year 2021, which begins Oct. 1.
Member News | September 04
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
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced the Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART) Model, a new payment model for rural communities, in response to an Aug. 3 executive order issued by President Donald Trump.
Member News | August 13
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service outpatient prospective payment system . Its proposals would become effective Jan. 1, 2021, unless otherwise noted.
Member News | August 06
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services made minor changes in the recently released final rules to update the Medicare fee-for-service inpatient psychiatric facility, inpatient rehabilitation facility and skilled nursing facility prospective payment systems for fiscal year 2021.
Member News | August 05
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently announced an additional extension of the deadline for hospital submission of the 2019 occupational mix survey from Aug. 3 to Sept. 3, 2020, due to continued COVID-19-related concerns from hospitals.
Member News | July 29
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
A federal judge in Washington, DC, recently dismissed the lawsuit challenging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Price Transparency Final Rule that requires hospitals to disclose their privately negotiated, payer-specific payment rates effective Jan. 1, 2021.
Member News | June 25
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
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