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MHA Revue - Issue #613

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Innovations and disruptions are affecting healthcare every day. What do you need to learn next year t
 

MHA Revue

November 19 · Issue #613 · View online
Providing you with the latest health care headlines almost daily. Carefully crafted by Shawn Rossi. Questions? Email srossi@mhanet.org.

Innovations and disruptions are affecting healthcare every day. What do you need to learn next year to better prepare you to lead change at your hospital? Please take a moment to help us plan relevant, useful educational opportunities next year by participating in our 2020 educational needs survey.

MISSISSIPPI
Highland Community Hospital Receives Prestigious Baby-Friendly Designation
Health Insurance Coverage in Mississippi, A 2019 Review
Medicaid change adds support for primary care doc training
Cole joins Covington County Hospital
Billing change for RHCs, FQHCs takes effect December 1, 2019
Effective December 1, 2019, the Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) announced it will no longer allow Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federal Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) to bill CPT code 99211 for services rendered. There will be no recoupment of any payments from RHCs and FQHCs for services billed using CPT code 99211 for dates of service prior to December 1, 2019. If you have any questions, please contact DOM’s Office of Medical Services at 601-359-6150.
MISSISSIPPI POLITICS
Mike Espy Vows to 'Correct Our Mistakes' in New U.S. Senate Campaign
BRANDON PRESLEY: Speaker McCoy: Raw, real and unrivaled
Trump's Tupelo Visit Helped Dems More Than GOP in Mississippi, Strategists Say
Will Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith face a serious primary challenge?
Former Miss America pageant leader mulls Sen. Hyde-Smith challenge in 2020 GOP primary
BOBBY HARRISON: 15-minute Hobo Volunteer Fire Station speech captures life and convictions of former speaker
'Humiliating' election results put Mississippi Democrats on life support. Can they recover?
NATIONAL
Hospitals pledge to fight Trump admin price transparency plan in court
Hospitals get ready to fight CMS in court again, this time over transparency
Congress to delay DSH cuts, but won't reform program this year
Warren's 'Medicare for All' plan wouldn't be fully realized for 3 years
Buttigieg surges ahead of Democratic rivals in Iowa: poll
AMA, AHA look to retrain physicians to measure blood pressure
Panel seeks input on policies to improve health in rural, underserved areas
CDC: Fewer adults smoking cigarettes, more vaping
Warren Gives Timeline for Move to ‘Medicare-for-All’ System
Fractured user experience fuels consumerism criticism
Physicians score EHRs an 'F' on usability, study finds
IT execs call for HIPAA overhaul in 'Project Nightingale' wake
Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs
CDC: Vaping-related lung injuries continue to climb
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