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.
MHA CEO Brian Peters reflects on the MHA's 22 years participating in the Michigan Harvest Gathering and the importance of addressing food insecurity.
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) recently issued a notice of proposed policy to implement work requirements and update healthy behavior requirements for Healthy Michigan Plan (HMP) enrollees. The work requirements take effect Jan. 1, 2020.
Healthcare data professionals gathered in Lansing Sept. 27 for the MHA Women in Healthcare Data event. Participants heard from highly knowledgeable healthcare experts on the latest trends in healthcare data science and how the advancement of data science improves the overall delivery of care.
The MHA Keystone Center announces the launch of an effort funded by the Michigan Health Endowment Fund to make health systems across Michigan more age-friendly and better serve older Michigan residents, while lowering costs of care.
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Upcoming events and important healthcare news for the week of Oct. 7.
On behalf of the MHA and its member hospitals, MHA CEO Brian Peters presented a $30,000 contribution to the Michigan Harvest Gathering (MHG) Oct. 2 as part of the MHG campaign kickoff media conference at Hunter Park GardenHouse, Lansing.
The Medical Services Administration (MSA) recently released concurrent proposed and final policies to rescind MSA 13-50 and eliminate the rural access pool funding for fiscal year (FY) 2020, which began Oct. 1, 2019.
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.
The MHA recently hosted two premier events in Troy that focused on safety and drew healthcare quality and safety staffs and clinical leaders from across Michigan.
The MHA Service Corporation (MHASC) convened a meeting of its board Sept. 30 to engage in further strategic assessment and development of programs and services to support key initiatives in the 2019-2020 MHA action plan.
On Oct. 3, members of the Bronson Healthcare team testified before the House Health Policy Committee on behalf of medical providers living with critical incident stress to advocate for House Bill (HB) 4826.
The MHA conducted numerous interviews with news outlets across the state and issued a media statement following Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s line-item vetoes cut healthcare funding.
Hosted by the American Association for Respiratory Care, Respiratory Care Week is held each October to celebrate respiratory therapists. In honor of the observance, the MHA Keystone Center is highlighting the work that Owosso
Michelle Norcross, MSA, senior director of safety and quality, MHA Keystone Center, discusses the MHA and the MHA Keystone Center’s continued efforts to decrease opioid use statewide.
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.
The Michigan Health & Hospital Association is disappointed with the governor’s line-item vetoes in the fiscal year 2020 budget for the state Department of Health and Human Services.
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The MHA Keystone Center released its 2018-2019 annual report Sept. 30. The report, Transformation through Collaboration, reflects on the challenges patients and healthcare providers face daily and what Michigan hospitals and the MHA Keystone Center are doing together to address those issues and...