News to Know – Week of Dec. 6

The MHA will host a free webinar from 1 to 2 p.m. ET Dec. 7 to provide an update on price transparency and the No Surprises Act, including what is required for compliance as of Jan. 1. MHA Endorsed Business Partner PARA will review the 15 data elements needed for good faith estimates, the mandatory disclosure notice and more. The webinar is free of charge for MHA members, but registration is required. To learn more about opportunities available with PARA, visit the PARA profile page or connect with PARA account executive Sandra LaPlace.

An Unemployment Compensation and Vaccine Mandates webinar will be offered at 10 a.m. ET Dec. 9. Attorneys from the MHA Unemployment Compensation Program will discuss the various issues impacting vaccine mandate unemployment claims and provide guidance for employers on how to address such claims. The webinar is free of charge for MHA members and UCP clients, but registration is required. Questions may be directed to Neil MacVicar at the MHA.

The MHA welcomes as a new Endorsed Business Partner (EBP) providing the first AI-powered autonomous monitoring solutions for care teams and their patients. With the Smart Care Facility Operating Platform, real-time inferences alert and engage care teams to address common challenges such as infection prevention and control, fall prevention, pressure injury prevention, hand hygiene compliance, protocol adherence, automated documentation, virtual rounding, virtual sitting and more. To learn more about opportunities available with, contact Drew Vaughn, chief client officer at For more information, visit the MHA EBP program webpage.