Minnesota Hospital Association

Policy & Advocacy

rules, regulations and comments

The Minnesota Hospital Association continually monitors state and federal rules and regulations to keep members informed and advocates on behalf of members regarding the impact of regulations on the state’s hospitals and health systems. MHA submits comment letters to share recommendations and feedback with the appropriate government organizations and health care stakeholders. Examples of rules and regulations that MHA addresses include those implementing federal or state health care reform efforts, changing payment methodologies, establishing community benefit or other standards for tax-exempt organizations, or modifying government oversight of health care activities.

Entries for April 2014

CMS’s Preliminary Decisions on the Recommendations of the Hospital Outpatient Payment Panel on Supervision Levels for Select Services

April 2014
On behalf of our 143 hospitals and health systems located throughout Minnesota, the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) preliminary decision on the recommendations from the Hospital Outpatient Payment (HOP) Panel regarding the level of supervision required for certain therapeutic services.

CMS 3178-P, Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers; Proposed Rule, Dec. 27, 2013

April 2014
On behalf of 144 member hospitals and related health systems, the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed rule to establish national emergency preparedness requirements for Medicare- and Medicaid-participating providers and suppliers.