The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a proposed rule for the Medicare fee-for-service physician fee schedule (PFS) payments, effective Jan. 1, 2021. The proposed rule would update the PFS rates and implement year five of the quality payment program ...
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
The MHA continues to keep members apprised of developments affecting Michigan hospitals during the pandemic through email updates and the MHA Coronavirus webpage. Important updates are outlined below. ...
In mid-July, the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) issued the second quarter 2020 unemployment bills (UIA Form 1763) to “reimbursing” employers (nonprofit employers). It was discovered that many of those bills contained errant benefit charges (i.e., charges for lay-off claims ...
Merritt Hawkins, an endorsed business partner of the MHA, has released its annual examination of the starting salaries and other incentives used to recruit physicians nationwide.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month, which highlights the efforts of hospitals and healthcare professionals to protect patients of all ages against vaccine-preventable diseases through on-time vaccination. Educational resources are available from the Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
MHA members are invited to join a virtual forum on the 2020 election and politics presented by David Wasserman, house editor for The Cook Political Report, from 11 a.m. to noon EDT Sept. 23.
The MHA webinar series Leadership and Resiliency: Navigating Through and Beyond COVID-19 explores several mission-critical leadership qualities that leaders need to help traverse this difficult time. The final two webinars are scheduled Aug. 20 and Sept. 3.
The city of Lansing recently installed a senior-friendly park that features an exercise bike, stair stepper and handcycle, among other equipment. The FitLot park is near a senior community and market-rate apartments to further support the community’s access to recreational activities.
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.
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.
MHA CEO Brian Peters focuses on the progress the MHA has made across a variety of challenges facing hospitals because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Weekly news and updates from the MHA.
Important healthcare news for the week of August 3.
As Michigan enters the fifth month of fighting COVID-19, the MHA continues to keep members apprised of developments affecting Michigan hospitals during the pandemic through email updates and the MHA Coronavirus webpage.
The MHA encourages its staff, members and other stakeholders in the healthcare community to vote in the state’s primary election Aug. 4. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
MLive, MiBiz and Bridge Magazine published stories the week of July 27 that featured quotes from MHA representatives addressing aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Michigan hospitals collectively have financial losses of nearly $3.2 billion as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to data voluntarily submitted by member hospitals from March through mid-June.
Davenport University recently announced a new scholarship to support employees who have been laid off, furloughed or unemployed due to COVID-19.
The latest edition of Trustee Insights, the monthly digital package from the American Hospital Association (AHA) is now available. This month’s resources include articles focused on the coronavirus, including how to provide a wholehearted, caring approach to healing, restoring and rebuilding a...