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MHA Today | May 6, 2022



MHA Today

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

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In This Issue

MHA Weekly COVID-19 Update
General Assembly Passes Record State Budget
State Awards Medicaid Managed Care Contracts
MHA Distributes Analysis For FFY 2023 Proposed Medicare IRF PPS
FDA Limits Use Of J&J COVID-19 Vaccine
Missouri Annual Licensing Survey Is Due Friday, May 13
Drug Shortage Of Iohexol And Related Mitigation Strategies
CMS HQR System No Longer Supports Internet Explorer

MHA Weekly COVID-19 Update

Data from April 27 to May 4, 2022

This summary is intended to provide generalized situational awareness and regional COVID-19 surveillance in Missouri. More granular county-level data from the CDC should be used when making individual decisions about masking and other public health mitigation measures.

Data from April 27 to May 4, 2022
Data & Analytics
Quality & Safety

Before You Go

ACCESS:  The recording and slides are available from the CDC’s COCA call, “Evaluating and Supporting Patients Presenting with Cognitive Symptoms Following COVID.”

APPLY: Applications are being accepted for TJC’s Bernard J. Tyson National Award for Excellence in Pursuit of Healthcare Equity, which recognizes a measurable, sustained reduction in one or more health care disparities. Applications must be submitted by Thursday, June 30.


  • As part of Maternal Mental Health Week, taking place this week, the Maternal Mental Health Alliance offers education, social media discussions and options to spread further awareness in local communities.
  • In observance of World Hand Hygiene Day, the CDC offers the Clean Hands County Campaign to improve health care provider adherence to CDC hand hygiene recommendations.

READ: CMS issued updates to MLN Connects Provider eNews.

Rita Mergen, Bothwell Regional Health Center
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