MHA Monday Report Aug. 1, 2022

MHA Monday Report

Healthcare Community Urged to Vote in Aug. 2 Primary ElectionMI Vote Matters


Fiscal Year 2023 State Budget Signed

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Register Now for MHA Rural Advocacy Day


Proposal Released to Update Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System


CMS Wage Data Revisions Due Sept. 2


U.S. House Passes Advancing Telehealth Beyond COVID-19 Act


Implicit Bias Trainings Available to Meet LARA Requirement


CMS Seeks Comment on Rural Emergency Hospital Proposed Rule


Online Nurse Preceptor Academy Helps Acclimate New Nurses


MHA CEO Report — Benefits of the State Budget

MHA Rounds Report - Brian Peters, MHA CEO


Paul KeckleyThe Keckley Report

The U.S. Economy at the 2022 Mid-point: Three Immediate Implications for Healthcare

“The labor market is tight. Inflation is at a 40-year high. Consumers are worried but still spending. And this week, 5 key indicators of the economy’s strength/vulnerability will be reported. … Collectively, these indicators are likely to show an economy in stress. … So, what’s that mean for healthcare?”

Paul Keckley, July 25, 2022


News to Know


MHA in the News

MHA CEO Brian Peters

Register Now for MHA Rural Advocacy Day

Registration is currently open for Rural Advocacy Day as the MHA facilitates connections between rural hospital leaders throughout Michigan with legislators to discuss the vital role these hospitals and organizations play in their communities. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21 at the MHA Capitol Advocacy Center located in downtown Lansing.

Small or rural members will have the opportunity to have one-on-one meetings with lawmakers, engage with legislative leadership, learn how to host lawmakers for hospital tours and more.

Registration is available online and required by Friday, Sept. 16. Questions about the event and further details may be directed to Lauren LaPine at the MHA; contact Meghan Protz-Sanders at the MHA for assistance with registration.

News to Know – Week of June 20

The MHA has submitted comments regarding the proposed rule to update the fiscal year 2023 Medicare fee-for-service inpatient prospective payment system. The association will provide updated information following release of the final rule, which is expected to occur around Aug. 1 for the Oct. 1 effective date. Members with questions should contact Vickie Kunz at the MHA.

News to Know – Week of June 13

The MHA is developing an advocacy day specially designed for small or rural hospital members. Rural Advocacy Day will be held Sept. 21 at the MHA Capitol Advocacy Center in downtown Lansing. Members at small or rural hospitals will have the opportunity to hold one-on-one meetings with lawmakers, engage with legislative leadership, learn how to host lawmakers for hospital tours and more. Additional details will be sent in July. Due to the interactive nature of this event, there will be no virtual option. Members with questions should contact Lauren LaPine at the MHA.