IHA Today

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan|
|September 20, 2022


Solutions offered by Advanced Leadership Academy presentations. Join the 2022 IHA Advanced Leadership Academy cohort to learn about innovative approaches to improving hospital operations.

IHA advocacy team weekly preview. Cybersecurity is an important issue for hospitals and health systems. The IHA advocacy team met with The Technology Association of Iowa to discuss their legislative priorities regarding cybersecurity

Cyber criminals targeting health care payment systems

The FBI reported cyber criminals are redirecting payments intended for health care providers to accounts they control by targeting health care payment processors.

Report period 3 PRF payment Sept. 30. Health care providers who received provider relief fund payments exceeding $10,000 total from Jan. 1 to June 30, 2021, must report to the Health Resources and Services Administration by Friday, Sept. 30, about how the funds were used. Failure to report can result in enforcement actions including repayment or exclusion from receiving or retaining future payments.

Melissa Cunningham named MercyOne Primghar administrator. MercyOne Primghar Medical Center welcomed on July 3 Melissa Cunningham as administrator and director of critical access hospitals.

Kode can fill medical coding needs. Finding qualified medical coders is challenging and causes backlogs and delays in an organization’s revenue capture. ServiShare partner Kode can fill the gap in a hospital’s coding needs.

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