Mar 6, 2023
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Dec. 6 released a proposed rule to improve the electronic exchange of health care data and streamline processes related to prior authorization. The proposed rule places new requirements on Medicare Advantage (MA) organizations; state…
Feb 7, 2023
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Dec. 14 issued its Medicare Advantage (MA) proposed rule for contract year 2024. The AHA has developed a model comment letter that hospitals and health systems can use to assist with submitting their own comments on the proposed rule to CMS.
Dec 8, 2022
As Congress deliberates on its lame-duck legislative agenda, the AHA continues to urge congressional leaders to include a number of key priorities in a year-end spending package.
Nov 14, 2022
The AHA has urged congressional leaders to include a number of important provisions in a year-end legislative package to ensure that hospitals and health systems are able to continue their mission of caring for the communities they serve.
Oct 26, 2022
Congress will tackle a full slate of business following the November midterm elections, providing an opportunity to advance key priorities that support hospitals and health systems.
Aug 24, 2022
he Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Aug. 1 released a request for information (RFI) on the Medicare Advantage (MA) program, which the agency notes will be used to inform potential future rulemaking.
Aug 15, 2022
Like individuals and families across America, hospitals and health systems are dealing with the difficult challenges of high inflation and ongoing effects of the pandemic.
Deadline Extended to July 25 for House, Senate Letters Urging CMS to Fix Inadequate Hospital Inpatient Payment Proposal
Jul 21, 2022
The deadline for signatures on the bipartisan “Dear Colleague” letters circulating in the House and Senate that ask CMS to make critical changes to the hospital IPPS proposed rule for FY 2023 to more accurately reflect the cost of providing hospital care to patients has been extended to close of…
Urge Your Reps., Sens. to Sign ‘Dear Colleague’ Letters to CMS to Fix Inadequate Hospital IPPS Proposal
Jul 19, 2022
Bipartisan “Dear Colleague” letters are circulating in the House and Senate that would ask the Centers for Medicare…
Urge Your Senators to Sign ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter to CMS to Fix Inadequate Hospital Inpatient Payment Proposal
Jul 15, 2022
Sens. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., and Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., are spearheading a “Dear Colleague” letter to the Centers for Medicare…