AHA in the News

Final Stage 3 EHR Rule is Out, but HHS Signals More Changes Ahead Modern Healthcare, October 6, 2015 

Early Meaningful Use Reactions a Mixed Bag; Where Do You Stand? FierceHealthIT, October 7, 2015

Final Rules Shorten EHR Meaningful Use Reporting Period, Bloomberg BNA, October 6, 2015

How to Improve the Delivery of Charity Care Services, FierceHealthFinance October 8, 2015

AHA: 'Much Work Remains' for Provider Interoperability FierceHealthIT, October 9, 2015

AAFP Decries ONC's Lack of 'Necessary Level of Urgency' on Interoperability, FierceHealthIT October 14, 2015

Judge Sides with Drugmakers and Narrows 340B Drug Discounts, Modern Healthcare October 15, 2015

Tuomey Will Pay U.S. $72.4 Million to Duck $237 Million False Claims Verdict, Modern Healthcare October 16, 2015

Nursing Home Facilities Up in Arms Over New Rules, Modern Healthcare October 16, 2015

Evidence-based Care, Culture Change Reduced Sepsis, Complications at NJ Hospital, FierceHealthcare October 16, 2015

Outpatient Medical Care Prices are Rising, Study Shows, The Wall Street Journal

Blog: Patients Urged to Consider the Stars When Selecting a Hospital, Modern Healthcare (Blog) October 20, 2015 

Hillary Clinton Takes Aim at Aetna-Humana Merger, USA Today October 21, 2015

Health Data Interoperability: An Urgent Matter in Need of a More Active Government, FierceHealthIT October 21, 2015

Got Enough Nurses? Nurse Groups Cite Kentucky Case to Support Push for Staffing Ratio Laws, Modern Healthcare October 24, 2015

Many Seriously Ill Americans Lack Access to Palliative Care, Reuters October 23, 2015

ASCO Says Site Neutrality Won't Cure Cancer-care Payment Issues, Modern Healthcare October 26, 2015 

Medication Errors Common During Surgery, Study Finds, CBS News October 26, 2015 

Healthcare Dodges Bullet Under Proposed Budget Deal, Modern Healthcare October 27, 2015

Budget Deal Tackles Disability, Halts Medicare Premium Increase, The Wall Street Journal October 27, 2015 

Hospital Group Slams Budget Deal Over Cuts, The Hill October 27, 2015 

Hospitals Face Payment Cuts at Outpatient Sites in Budget, Bloomberg Business October 27, 2015 

CMS' Proposed Discharge changes Would Hit Home Health Agencies, Modern Healthcare October 29, 2015

New Medicare Rule Authorizes 'End-of-Life' Consultations, New York Times, October 30, 2015

Final Two-midnight Rule Dismisses Suggestions on 'Physician Judgment', Modern Healthcare October 30, 2015

Medicare Cuts Back Work of Auditors Probing Improper Payments to Hospitals, Wall Street Journal, October 30, 2015

Medicare Will Pay Physicians for end-of-life care planning, Modern Healthcare, October 31, 2015


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