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MHA Today | May 11, 2022



MHA Today

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

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In This Issue

KFF Projects Impact Of States’ COVID-19 PHE Medicaid Enrollment And Relief Fund
MHA Distributes Final Wage Index, Occupational Mix Data For Review
CDC Issues Health Alert Related To Adenovirus In Children

Upcoming MHA Event

Community Health Needs Assessment and Implementation Strategy
Six-Part Virtual Series

Wednesday, May 18 through Wednesday, July 27
Register on or before Tuesday, July 26.

For a complete list of events, view MHA’s calendar.

Quality & Safety

Before You Go


  • AHA developed a series of downloadable posters using the phrase “People Matter, Words Matter” to help hospital employees adopt patient-centered, respectful language.
  • During Maternal Sepsis Week, the Sepsis Alliance offers patient stories, education, patient information and social media resources to spread the message about sepsis warning signs, and ways to improve health and outcomes.


  • On Wednesday, May 18, CMS will provide an overview of the FY 2023 IPPS/LTCH PPS proposed rule for hospital quality programs, and a webinar on Wednesday, May 25, will highlight eCQM reporting requirements, including the hybrid hospitalwide readmission measure. Registration is required and available at the respective links.
  • HUD and SAHHSA are offering complimentary webinars on Wednesdays throughout May in honor of National Mental Health Awareness Month. Upcoming topics include reducing stigma and post-COVID mental health issues.

READ: Now available on the Hospital Quality Reporting Secure Portal are the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Baseline Measures reports for FY 2024.

Miranda Mulder, Liberty Hospital
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