MHA Monday Report June 27, 2022

MHA Monday Report

MHA Covid-19 updateCombating the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Week of June 20

As of June 22, there were 714 adults and 27 children in Michigan with confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19, with new cases averaging 1,780 per day the previous week. Over 100 hospitalized adults were being cared for in intensive care units. According to  …

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Guardianship, Medical Laboratory Registry Bills Advance

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the proposed rule to update the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) home health (HH) prospective payment system (PPS) effective Jan. 1, 2023. …


The Great Resignation and Employee Retention Challenges

All the talk these days is about “The Great Resignation.” The healthcare industry has lost anywhere from 20% to 30% of its workforce over 2020 and 2021, with more than a third of employees considering leaving their current positions and 60% currently rethinking their career. The sector ranks third in industries …

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Healthcare Strategic Plans Must Address Three Emergent Issues

“Contingency planning is often an afterthought: it’s frequently framed against a worst-case scenario in the event of a black swan event, like another pandemic or unanticipated Executive Order from the White House [or] a Governor. In this planning cycle, contingency plans should consider the likelihood that … ”

Paul Keckley, June 20, 2022

News to Know

  • The MHA will host an educational webinar at 10 a.m. June 29 to assist hospitals in reviewing and reporting their fiscal year 2024 preliminary data recently released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
  • The MHA has submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regarding the proposed rule to update the fiscal year 2023 Medicare fee-for-service inpatient prospective payment system.
  • The MHA has launched a new Federal Legislation and Litigation Tracker.

MHA in the News

The MHA received media coverage on the approval of COVID-19 vaccines for babies and toddlers, and staffing solutions to address workforce challenges.