News to Know – Jan. 30, 2023

  • The Rural Health Redesign Center, the technical assistance provider chosen by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, in partnership with Mathematica held a with new information for eligible rural hospitals interested in converting to the new Rural Emergency Hospital (REH) designation. Presenters shared new information regarding the REH Additional Facility Payment Methodology, as well as information regarding timelines and important considerations for hospitals that are considering converting to REH status. Members considering the REH designation should review the slides and fact sheet. Members with questions should contact Lauren LaPine at the MHA .
  • The MHA and Comprehensive Reimbursement, Inc. are offering a free Occupational Mix educational webinar at 10 a.m. Jan. 31. Login information for the Zoom event will be provided upon registration, which is required. Members with questions regarding the registration process should contact Crystal Mitchell. Members with questions regarding the occupational mix survey or Medicare wage index should contact Vickie Kunz.