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MHA Today | March 17, 2023



MHA Today

MHA Today is provided as a service to members of the Missouri Hospital Association.

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In This Issue

HHS Announces Guidance For Medicare Drug Price Negotiations Program And Reduced Coinsurance
Kaiser Reports On State’s Preparation For Medicaid Eligibility Reverifications


Before You Go


  • MACPAC’s annual report to Congress includes analyses and recommendations for improving race and ethnicity data collection, improving transparency in nursing facility reimbursements, and changes to covered prescription drugs. It also includes the annual analysis on state DSH allotments and payments.
  • The CDC released maternal mortality rates in the U.S for 2021, finding that 1,205 women died of maternal causes in 2021 compared with 861 in 2020 and 754 in 2019. MHA members can participate in quality improvement efforts related to maternal-infant health, of which 47 out of 61 birthing hospitals have committed to improving care processes and outcomes.
  • CMS issued updates to MLN Connects Provider eNews.
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