MHA submitted a request to the Director of the Missouri Department of Commerce and Insurance asking the department to encourage payers to eliminate barriers to transportation of children to same or lower levels of inpatient care while hospitals are experiencing surge due to a stronger than expected RSV season. DHSS released a Health Advisory on RSV. MHA will continue to monitor the needs voiced by hospitals and advocate to eliminate barriers to appropriate care.
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In This Issue
MHA Requests Flexibilities For Pediatric Transport
CMS Releases Final CY 2023 Medicare Payment And Policy Updates
MHA Releases Guidance On Requesting Waivers And Variances
CDC, DHSS Release Health Alerts Related To Increased Respiratory Virus Activity
CDC Issues Health Alert On The Ebola Outbreak In Uganda
CMS Moves Claims-Based Measure Reports To HQR
Staff Spotlight: Yoshelin Medina
Before You Go
- The AHA and its Physician Alliance released a guide to help hospital and health system leaders prioritize and support a robust succession planning program for their organization, based on challenges and opportunities identified by their peers.
- AONL published findings from its four-part longitudinal study on the impact of COVID-19 on nursing leadership. Staff emotional health and well-being, staff retention, and the cost of travel nursing were identified as the top three challenges facing nurse leaders.
ATTEND: Hospitals participating in the OQR Program can attend a webinar, “Counting on the Numbers: Understanding Your Facility Specific Report,” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9. Registration is required.