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MHA Revue - Issue #41


MHA Revue

March 17 · Issue #41 · View online
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Mississippi Health Care News
Baptist Medical Center Receives Nation's Highest Nursing Designation
UMMC financial action plan addresses revenue shortfall
195 jobs, 85 positions cut at University of Mississippi Medical Center
UMMC announces Grenada cuts, changes
Memorial Names Fourth Quarter 2016 STAR Recipients
St. Dominic’s Awarded Advanced Certification for Inpatient Diabetes Care
Free educational seminar about Civil Money Penalty grants
3rd Annual Hunks and Heels at Jaco's Tacos, Jackson
Early state budget draft has more drastic cuts
Children’s Hospital of Alabama drops Mississippi Medicaid
Mississippi Legislative News
Recap of Gov. Phil Bryant on the Sean Hannity radio show on March 15
Bryant nominates Formby for Workers Comp Commission
Rural Health Care News
Chronic Care Management Payment Correction for RHCs and FQHCs
Effective January 1, 2016, Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) received payment for Chronic Care Management (CCM) services based on the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule national average non-facility payment rate. However, for claims with dates of service on or after January 1, 2017, RHCs and FQHCs have been receiving a locality adjusted payment rate for these services. Your Medicare Administrative Contractor will adjust any claim processed incorrectly. No provider action is required.
Population Health Is for Rural Hospitals, Too
Heroin in Rural Communities
AHCA Would Shred Healthcare Infrastructure
Trump's Budget
Trump budget calls for slashing biomedical and science research funding
Trump’s budget ripped from Bannon’s nationalistic playbook
Trump budget blueprint cuts funding to NIH
Medical, science research faces huge cuts under Trump budget
Trump Budget’s Deepest Cuts: Which Agencies Would Be Eliminated
Trump Budget Likely to See Major Rewrite in Congress
Trump budget could 'undermine' public health, advocates say
NRHA's Response to President Trump’s Budget
Budget would devastate vital public health programs
HHS takes the biggest hit in Trump's first budget
Emergency Preparedness
The Emotional Toll of Treating Victims of Violence
2017 Emergency Preparedness Conference - New Orleans
Health IT
On ransomware, FBI Director James Comey has 2 pieces of advice for providers
DHS announces stakeholder webinar on National Cyber Incident Response Plan
National Health Care News
If Housing is Health Care, Should Insurers Pay?
Online training on National Healthcare Safety Network available March 20-24
Improving the Informed Consent Process in the Hospital Setting
New R3 Report focuses on new housing support services standards for behavioral health care
Study: Factors most influencing patient satisfaction vary by gender
The devil is in the data: How to eliminate information siloes to boost patient care and elevate the bottom line
4 Ways Hospitals Are Innovating with Telehealth
ASHE PDC Summit 2017 draws a crowd seeking expert info
Trump nominates HHS deputy secretary
CMS, HRSA release Medicare chronic care management resources
MAGNET HOSPITALS: How did the idea come about?
Healthcare Consumerism Approaching Perilous Crossroads
Hospital Governance
Hospital Boards Sometimes Need to Rock the Boat
Hospital, Foundation Trustees Face a Balancing Act on Investments, Spending
Patient Safety & Quality
Joint Commission: 10 most common sentinel events of 2016
Home discharge safe for total joint patients who live alone, study finds
NQF coalition calls for removing ineffective quality measures
Automated Harm Trigger System Enables Real-Time Identification of Patients at Risk
Beyond the Harm Identification Study Q&A
Docs left in the dark by CMS over MACRA compliance requirements
Stamping Out Rudeness in the Name of Patient Safety
VIOLENCE: Top 5 reasons why guns are fired in hospitals
The Importance of Prevention and Detection of Sepsis | H&HN
MACPAC Issues March 2017 Report to Congress
HHS outlines plans for improving Medicaid collaboration with states
ACA Repeal & Replacement
Medicaid Restructuring Under the American Health Care Act and Nonelderly Adults with Disabilities
How might the AHCA affect your hospital's finances?
Hospitals could bear the financial brunt of the American Health Care Act
Why One in Ten Americans Will Feel the Pain of ACA Repeal Without an Effective Replacement
Sleeper issue of Medicaid’s future could prove health-care plans’ stumbling block
CBO says millions lose health insurance under GOP Obamacare replacement
Trump and G.O.P. Work to Win Repeal of Obama’s Health Act
GOP health-care plan: Key House panel calls for work requirements, additional cuts in Medicaid
Budget Committee OKs Obamacare repeal over objections from conservatives
Wheels spinning as GOP looks for traction on health care bill
Insurers See Health-Care Premiums Increasing Significantly in 2018
American Medical Association urges GOP to go 'back to the drawing board'
Medical Groups Stress Concerns With ACA Replacement Bill
AAFP Warns Congress About Flaws in Proposed ACA Replacement
When will Congress finally listen to rural Americans?
GOP health overhaul puts pressure on state governments
Ryan: Health care plan must change to pass the House
Obamacare Pushed Nonprofit Hospitals To Do Good Beyond Their Walls. Now What?
Ryan Open to Changing Health Bill as GOP Struggles to Reach Agreement
Medicaid Work Requirements in Focus for GOP Health Bill
Nervous GOP senators rooting for Ryan to fail
Freedom Caucus chairman: I’m less optimistic about entitlement reform
GOP faces dilemma over ObamaCare tax credits in red states
Ryan huddles with GOP factions on healthcare bill
Health Plans Wary of Losing Individual Mandate, but Cheer Tax Repeal health plans, consumers, policy, government
Can Republicans compromise with each other to pass ACA repeal bill?
Anthem CEO talks Medicaid funding, cost sharing subsidies with Trump
13 less-noticed CBO findings on the ACA repeal bill
Americans not sold on cost and coverage claims in GOP's health bill
Impact of Medicaid Per Capita Caps on Long Term Services and Supports
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